Volume 13, Issue 50 (4-2006)                   RJMS 2006, 13(50): 47-50 | Back to browse issues page

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Hosseinpour P, Hashemi F. Extracranial Meningioma: A Case Report. RJMS 2006; 13 (50) :47-50
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-564-en.html
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    Introduction: Extracranial meningioma is a rare tumor which is located in middle ear, temporal bone, sinonasal cavity, oral cavity, parotid gland and soft tissue of head and neck. Case Report: The case of the present study was a 67-year-old male patient who referred with pain complaint during flexion of neck from 5 years ago and palpable mass in posterior neck triangle from 2 years ago. Conclusion: Fine needle aspiration was performed and epithelial lesion was reported. Finally excision of the mass was performed and the diagnosis of meningioma was made. This diagnosis was confirmed by immunohistochemical staining which were vimentin, EMA positive and GFAP negative.

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