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Neurocirugia 1993;4:115-9 - Vol. 4 Núm.2 DOI: 10.1016/S1130-1473(93)70860-X
Meningiomas de comportamiento agresivo
P. Díaz, A. Maillo, F. Morales, J. Hemández, J.A. Gómez-Moreta, I. Onzain
Servicio de Neurocirugía. Hospital Virgen de la Vega. Salamanca

El diagnóstico histopatológico es a veces un método impreciso para poder predecir la conducta biológica futura de los meningiomas intracraneales. Se describe el caso de una paciente que era portadora de un meningioma ventricular y cuya conducta revistió una gran agresividad a pesar de tener una apariencia histológicamente benigna. Esta conducta anormal podría ser detectable por medio de estudios de citometría de flujo y de receptores hormonales esteroideos.


Sometimes the histopathological diagnosis is not reliable in predicting the clinical behaviour of intracranial meningiomas. We report the case of a patient with a ventricular meningioma behaving aggresively in spite of its benign histological appearance. This abnormal behaviour could only be detected by means of flow cytometry and steroid-receptor hormonal studies.

Palabras clave
Meningiomas, Recidiva tumoral, Citometría de flujo, Receptores hormonales
Key words
Meningioma, Tumoral recurrence, Flow cytometry, Hormone receptors
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Díaz, P.; Maíllo, A.; Morales, F.; Hemández, J.; GómezMoreta, J.A.; Onzain, l.: Meningiomas de comportamiento agresivo. Neurocirugía 1993; 4: 115–119.

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Neurocirugia 1993;4:115-9 - Vol. 4 Núm.2 DOI: 10.1016/S1130-1473(93)70860-X