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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2004;22(2): 147-151.
잦은 일과성허혈발작을 보인 뇌수막종 1예
권영미, 이동국
대구가톨릭대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실
Meningioma Presenting as Frequent Transient Ischemic Attacks
Young-Mi Kweon
Department of Neurology, Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea
A brain tumor is rarely considered as a differential diagnosis of a transient ischemic attack. However, a 76-year old man presented with frequent attacks of transient dysarthria, right hemiparesis and right hemiparesthesia. A brain MRI showed a carpet-like mass with homogeneous enhancement along the high convexity of the left dura, which was compatible with en plaque meningioma. In this case, the symptoms were thought to be the result of cerebral ischemia, attributed to the hemodynamical change in a tumorous condition. Key Words: Transient ischemic attack, Meningioma