Case Report: Foramen Magnum Meningioma in a Patient with 29 Weeks of Gestation
Hamna Afridi1 and Naila Nasr Malik2*
1Postgraduate Trainee, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuwait Teaching Hospital, Peshawar Medical College, Riphah Internal University, Pakistan
2Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuwait Teaching Hospital, Peshawar Medical College, Riphah International University, Pakistan
*Corresponding Author: Naila Nasr Malik, Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuwait Teaching Hospital, Peshawar Medical College, Riphah International University, Pakistan.
December 22, 2021; Published: January 10, 2022
Meningiomas are central nervous system (CNS) tumors which are extra-axial and originates from the arachnoid cells of the dura matter. They have annual incidence of 6/100,000, most commonly they present during the fifth and sixth decades of life but rarely in childhood [1-3]. Meningiomas are usually benign, slow growing tumors that occur frequently in female gender and African ethnicity. The female/male ratio is 2:1 and the incidence of meningiomas in post-menopausal women treated with hormone replacement therapy has increased [3-5].
Keywords: Central Nervous System; Meningiomas; Pakistan
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