Meningiomas are most common in older women. Sign and symptoms of a brain meningioma may be hard to notice, depending on where the tumor is.
If you have a brain meningioma, you may experience:
To diagnose a brain meningioma, you’ll begin by meeting with your doctor for a physical exam. You’ll talk about your symptoms, and your doctor may test your motor skills and senses. Your doctor will likely order imaging tests, such as an MRI or a CT scan.
If you have a brain meningioma, your Aurora neurosurgical team, including the experts at the Aurora Neuroscience Innovation Institute (ANII), will work with you to determine the best treatment for your needs.
Treatment will depend on your tumor’s size, location, and rate of growth. It may include:
If necessary, your doctor may recommend additional treatments, including: