Primary intracerebra Hodgkin's disease mimicking meningioma

Case report

Mahlon Johnson, Marsha C. Kinney, Bernd W. Scheithauer, Randall J. Briley, Kathy Hamilton, Warren F. McPherson, John H. Barton

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OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: A rare case of dura-based primary cerebral Hodgkin's disease clinically and radiographically indistinguishable from a meningioma is described. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 55-year-old immunocompetent woman presented with headaches and ataxia. Magnetic resonance images demonstrated a circumscribed diffusely enhancing mass with a dural tail attached to the cerebellar tentorium. INTERVENTION: Operation inspection also suggested a meningioma, but a frozen section of the firm mass revealed an inflammatory lesion. Subsequent pathological analysis demonstrated Hodgkin's disease, nodular sclerosing type. An extensive workup revealed no systemic disease. CONCLUSION: This case illustrates the rare occurrence of primary intracranial Hodgkin's disease and its mimicry of meningioma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)454-457
Number of pages4
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume47
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Meningioma
Hodgkin Disease
Frozen Sections
Ataxia
Headache
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

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  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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Johnson, M., Kinney, M. C., Scheithauer, B. W., Briley, R. J., Hamilton, K., McPherson, W. F., & Barton, J. H. (2000). Primary intracerebra Hodgkin's disease mimicking meningioma: Case report. Neurosurgery, 47(2), 454-457. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006123-200008000-00038

Primary intracerebra Hodgkin's disease mimicking meningioma : Case report. / Johnson, Mahlon; Kinney, Marsha C.; Scheithauer, Bernd W.; Briley, Randall J.; Hamilton, Kathy; McPherson, Warren F.; Barton, John H.

In: Neurosurgery, Vol. 47, No. 2, 01.12.2000, p. 454-457.

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Johnson, M, Kinney, MC, Scheithauer, BW, Briley, RJ, Hamilton, K, McPherson, WF & Barton, JH 2000, 'Primary intracerebra Hodgkin's disease mimicking meningioma: Case report', Neurosurgery, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 454-457. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006123-200008000-00038
Johnson M, Kinney MC, Scheithauer BW, Briley RJ, Hamilton K, McPherson WF et al. Primary intracerebra Hodgkin's disease mimicking meningioma: Case report. Neurosurgery. 2000 Dec 1;47(2):454-457. https://doi.org/10.1097/00006123-200008000-00038
Johnson, Mahlon ; Kinney, Marsha C. ; Scheithauer, Bernd W. ; Briley, Randall J. ; Hamilton, Kathy ; McPherson, Warren F. ; Barton, John H. / Primary intracerebra Hodgkin's disease mimicking meningioma : Case report. In: Neurosurgery. 2000 ; Vol. 47, No. 2. pp. 454-457.
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