Repeated subarachnoid hemorrhages from a cervical meningioma. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1987 May;66(5):779-81. doi: 10.3171/jns.1987.66.5.0779.


Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head and cervical spine unexpectedly revealed a cervical meningioma in a patient who had suffered repeated episodes of subarachnoid hemorrhage. The importance of MRI in the diagnosis of tumors in patients with unusual clinical presentation is stressed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • Male
  • Meningeal Neoplasms / complications*
  • Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Meningioma / complications*
  • Meningioma / pathology
  • Recurrence
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / etiology*
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / pathology