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Wednesday, March 18, 2009


A meningioma is a primary brain tumour and usually benign. What this means is that the tumour is itself harmless. It is the location that causes the problem. A growing body inside the rigid skull has no room for expansion and growth will cause increased pressure inside the head and compression of brain tissue. Hydrocephalus ensues. This rigid skull can be both...

protector and murderer!

Such a primary brain tumour indicates that the growth begins in the meninges. A secondary tumour starts elsewhere in the body and relocates (metastasises) to the brain.

Brain Tumour Charity
Critical Illness Insurance
King's College Hospital (NHS Trust)
Shunt (hydrocephalus)
Stereotactic Radiosurgery (Gamma Knife)