It is defined as the tumor of meninges which cover the brain and spinal cord. Meninges are membranous layer which provide the protection to the brain and spinal cord. It is the most common type of tumor which arises in head.


Below mention are the signs and symptoms of meningioma:Meningioma symptoms treatment


The exact cause of meningioma is still unknown but it may be assumed that mutation causes the changes in DNA which altered the cell growth and tumor formation occur. Radiation is also the cause of brain tumors.


If left untreated it may cause the following complications:

  • Sensory changes
  • Personality changes
  • Seizures
  • Difficulty in concentration
  • Memory loss
  • Language problem

After taking history and conducting and physical and motor examination your doctor will recommend the following tests:

  • Blood test to check any infection
  • MRI to check cross section images of brain substances
  • CT scan

The treatment of meningioma depends upon the size and location of tumor and extend of tumor growth, treatment options includes:

  • Surgery to remove the tumor
  • Radiation therapy to kill the tumor cells through radiations
  • Chemotherapy to kill tumor by drugs
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