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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 48-9

Sphenoid wing meningioma--an unusual cause of duro-optic calcification.


Department of Radiology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. , India

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T Patankar
Department of Radiology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.
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Sphenoid ridge is the third commonest site of intracranial meningiomas. Although sphenoid ridge meningiomas often involve the optic canal, calcification along the optic nerve has not been reported with these tumors. We describe CT features of a calcified optic nerve in a patient with a calcified sphenoid ridge meningioma.






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