Dr. Vijay Karthik Bhogaraju, Dr. Krishna Sagar Gajula, Dr. Minakshi Dhar


Meningiomas are the most common primary brain tumors in adults. Multiple meningiomas (MMs) or meningiomatosis are defined by the presence of at least two lesions that appear simultaneously or not, at different intracranial locations, without the association of neurofibromatosis. They present 1–9 % of meningiomas with a female predominance. The occurrence of multiple meningiomas is not clear. There are two main hypotheses for their development, one that supports the independent evolution of these tumors and the other, completely opposite, that suggests the propagation of tumor cells of a unique clone transformation, through cerebrospinal fluid. We present a case of a 60-year-old male patient who presented to the emergency department with weakness of right upper and lower limb. The patient was diagnosed with multiple meningiomas based on the magnetic resonance imaging of the brain. Multiple meningiomas is extremely rare in males.


Multiple Meningiomas, vasogenic edema, hemiparesis.

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