Clear cell meningioma: case report and literature review

J Clin Neurosci. 2003 Mar;10(2):264-6. doi: 10.1016/s0967-5868(02)00287-4.


The clear cell meningioma is rare and a recently described histologic variant of meningioma. The most interesting aspect of clear cell meningioma is the high recurrence rate and agressiveness. Until now 17 intracranial clear cell meningioma cases had been reported in the English language literature. We present 2 new cases of clear cell meningioma which is discussed with the relevant literature.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Comparative Study
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brain Neoplasms* / metabolism
  • Brain Neoplasms* / pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunohistochemistry / methods
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Meningioma* / metabolism
  • Meningioma* / pathology
  • Middle Aged
  • Mucin-1 / metabolism


  • Mucin-1