Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2011 , Vol 21 , Num 2
Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas
Ahmet Hilmi KAYA1, Uğur TÜRE2
1Ondokuzmayıs Üniversitesi, Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, Samsun
2Yeditepe Üniversitesi,Tıp Fakültesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul
Sphenoid wing meningiomas are heterogenous group of tumors exhibiting different clinical, radiological and surgical characteristics. These common tumors may act as a convexity meningioma when located laterally, but may become a cavernous sinus tumor when located medially. Classification of these tumors has been attempted since Cushing, and we aimed to summarize these efforts. Anahtar Kelimeler : Meningioma, Pterional approach, Sphenoid wing