Anterior Cerebral Infarction by Fronto-Basal Meningioma

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Abstract

The association between stroke and meningioma is rarely reported in the data. In most etiology classification, there is no compressive cause. The association between meningioma and stroke is increasingly reported. We report a case of 52-year-old woman, previously healthy, presented with sudden right hemiplegia with some transient mood disorders. The CT-scan revealed acute left anterior cerebral artery infarction associated with fronto-basale meningioma infiltrating both anterior cerebral arteries. She was treated by corticosteroid and rehabilitation, with partial recovery. No stroke prevention was used before surgical treatment.

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P. Ossou-Nguiet, D. Gnonlonfoun, K. Obondzo-Aloba, H. Ekouélé-Mbaki and G. Otiobanda, "Anterior Cerebral Infarction by Fronto-Basal Meningioma," Neuroscience and Medicine, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2013, pp. 277-289. doi: 10.4236/nm.2013.44040.

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