Necrosis in a meningioma following systemic chemotherapy. Case report

M. Bernstein, A. Villamil, G. Davidson, C. Erlichman

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Radiological and clinical evidence of acute necrosis in a meningioma following one cycle of chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil, folinic acid, and levamisole was observed in a patient being treated for invasive rectal carcinoma. The possible mechanisms and implications of this occurrence are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)284-287
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1994


  • adjuvant therapy
  • chemotherapy
  • meningioma
  • tumor necrosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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