Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2011 , Vol 21 , Num 2
Foramen Magnum Meningiomas
Yavuz ARAS, Talat KIRIŞ
İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye Meningiomas at the foramen magnum are slow-growing and benign lesions that arise from the dura of the craniocervical junction. These meningiomas are the most frequent benign tumors of the foramen magnum area. Neural, vascular and cranial nerve injuries are the most common complications during surgery of this area. Anahtar Kelimeler : Foramen magnum, Meningioma, Surgery, Craniocervical junction