Left Carotid Sheath Meningioma

Noushin Afshar Moghadam, Mitra Shavakhi, Behnaz Sabaghi, Alireza Momeni


Although meningiomas are common tumors of the central nervous system, primary extracranial meningiomas are extremely rare. These tumors constitute approximately1% of all meningiomas. This study has reported a very rare case of meningioma on the left carotid sheath that presented as a left neck mass. We performed a core biopsy of the mass. Subsequently, the tumor was excised and histopathologic examination confirmed the diagnosis of primary extra cranial meningioma.

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