Fraction of tumors in different parts of the central nervous system (CNS) that are meningiomas (primary extra-axial tumors of CNS)

Range intracranial 15%: intraspinal 25%: primary CNS 28% %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Polyzoidis S, Koletsa T, Panagiotidou S, Ashkan K, Theoharides TC. Mast cells in meningiomas and brain inflammation. J Neuroinflammation. 2015 Sep 17 12 :170. doi: 10.1186/s12974-015-0388-3 p.1 left column top paragraphPubMed ID26377554
Comments P.1 left column top paragraph: "While meningiomas represent 15 % of intracranial, 25 % of intraspinal, and 28 % of primary CNS tumors, they usually are not at the center of research focus, probably due to their predominantly benign nature, which results in favorable outcomes."
Entered by Uri M
ID 117051