Published: 2016-12-27

Meningioma in pregnancy: a rare case report

Raji Chinniah, Kalarani Ethirajan, Jeyarani Pitchiah, Rubini Mariappan


Central nervous system tumor in pregnancy is rare. We report a case of such a tumor diagnosed in the third trimester of pregnancy. Patient presented with signs of increased intracranial tension and MRI showed a meningioma. Caesarean section along with craniotomy and tumor excision done successfully in the same sitting. Mother and the baby recovered well.


Pregnancy, Meningioma, CNS tumors

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