Therapeutic Aspect of Foramen Magnum Meningioma an Experience of Sub-Saharan Africa, about One Case and Review of the Literature

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A. Diop
M. Malangu
I. Tine
S. Diouf
B. Lounceny Fatoumata
C. Mualaba


Meningiomas of the foramen magnum (MFM) are a neurosurgical challenge due to their central and deep location and also their close relationship with the vital vasculonerveous structures that pass through the occipital hole. We report a case of a 62 year old patient complaining about spastic hemiparesis, in whom the clinical exam and Magnetic Resonance Imaging concluded with foramen magnum’s meningioma which presented a therapeutic challenge for us.

Meningioma, foramen magnum, completes exeresis.

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Diop, A., Malangu, M., Tine, I., Diouf, S., Fatoumata, B. L., & Mualaba, C. (2020). Therapeutic Aspect of Foramen Magnum Meningioma an Experience of Sub-Saharan Africa, about One Case and Review of the Literature. Asian Journal of Case Reports in Surgery, 5(4), 52-56. Retrieved from
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