Cutaneous meningioma

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Cutaneous meningioma
Ovoid subcutaneous mass, adherent to deep tissues ( frontal region)
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Cutaneous meningioma (also known as "Heterotopic meningeal tissue,"[1] and "Rudimentary meningocele"[1]) is a developmental defect, and results from the presence of meningocytes outside the calvarium.[2]: 622 

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.