Olfactory Groove Meningioma

Nithin D. Adappa, John Y.K. Lee, Alexander G. Chiu, James N. Palmer

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Meningiomas are slow-growing benign tumors believed to originate from arachnoidal cap cells. This article discusses the surgical approaches for resection, especially the transnasal endoscopic approach. Alternative treatment options are primarily used where patients are not surgical candidates or location of recurrence precludes additional surgery. These options include radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, and chemotherapy. In addition, we discuss the current on going research in molecular targeting agents for meningioma treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)965-980
Number of pages16
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2011


  • Endoscopic
  • Paranasal
  • Sinus
  • Skull Base
  • Tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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