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Journal of Neuro-Oncology

, Volume 82, Issue 3, pp 319–321 | Cite as

MRI findings of atypical meningioma with microcystic changes

  • Nobuyoshi Matsushima
  • Masayuki Maeda
  • Mitsuyuki Takamura
  • Toshio Matsubara
  • Waro Taki
  • Kan Takeda
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Brain tumor Meningioma Atypical Microcystic MRI Diffusion-weighted imaging 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nobuyoshi Matsushima
    • 1
  • Masayuki Maeda
    • 1
  • Mitsuyuki Takamura
    • 2
  • Toshio Matsubara
    • 3
  • Waro Taki
    • 3
  • Kan Takeda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMie University School of MedicineTsu, MieJapan
  2. 2.Department of PathologyMie University School of MedicineTsu, MieJapan
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryMie University School of MedicineTsu, MieJapan

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