Document Type

Article

Department

Neurosurgery

Abstract

Meningiomas are the most common benign primary intracranial tumours in adults. Their rapid growth during pregnancy has been well reported. Moreover, the relationship of increased progesterone expression during pregnancy and extensive tumour growth has been debated. In this review, we discuss not only the effect of progesterone on meningiomal growth but also other mechanisms involved in gestational meningiomas.

Publication

JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
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