Metastasis of breast carcinoma to intracranial meningioma. Case report

Luigi Cervoni, Maurizio Salvati, Diana Gagliardi, Roberto Delfini

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A case of metastasis from breast carcinoma found within a cerebral meningioma is reported. Histological diagnosis of the cerebral tumor prompted radiological investigation that visualized the asymptomatic malignant systemic tumor and excluded other metastases elsewhere. The pathogenetic aspects of this exceptional occurence are discussed in the light of the relevant literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-236
Number of pages4
JournalNeurosurgical Review
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1994


  • Breast carcinoma
  • collision tumors
  • meningioma
  • metastasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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