Successful Treatment of Left Tentorial Meningioma – By Dr. Rana Arun Singh (Chauhan Medicity Hospital, Pathankot)
In this case study, we explore the successful treatment of a 60-year-old female patient who presented with a left tentorial meningioma, a type of brain tumor. The patient underwent an occipital parasagittal craniotomy and Simpson grade 2 excision of the lesion. The surgical procedure resulted in a complete recovery without any deficits and preserved vision. This case highlights the importance of timely intervention and skilled neurosurgical techniques in achieving positive outcomes for patients with brain tumors.
The patient, a 60-year-old female, presented with symptoms indicative of a left tentorial meningioma. Meningiomas are tumors that develop from the meninges, the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. They can cause various neurological symptoms depending on their location and size. In this case, the tumor was affecting the left side of the tentorium, a structure in the brain.
The medical team at Chauhan Medicity Hospital in Pathankot carefully evaluated the patient’s condition and recommended surgical intervention as the primary treatment modality. An occipital parasagittal craniotomy was performed, allowing the surgical team access to the tumor site. During the procedure, a Simpson grade 2 excision was achieved, which involves removing the tumor while preserving surrounding healthy tissue to the extent possible.
Following the surgery, the patient experienced a remarkable recovery. Not only did she regain full neurological function without any deficits, but her vision was also preserved. This outcome is significant as tumors affecting the tentorial region can often lead to vision impairment or loss due to their proximity to critical visual pathways. The successful preservation of vision underscores the expertise of the surgical team and the comprehensive care provided at Chauhan Medicity Hospital.
This case exemplifies the successful treatment of a left tentorial meningioma through a well-executed occipital parasagittal craniotomy and Simpson grade 2 excision. The patient’s complete recovery without any deficits and preserved vision highlights the importance of early diagnosis, prompt intervention, and the utilization of advanced neurosurgical techniques. At Chauhan Medicity Hospital, we are committed to providing exceptional neurosurgical care, leveraging state-of-the-art technology and a skilled medical team to deliver positive outcomes for our patients.
(Note: The information provided in this article is for illustrative purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. Treatment options for brain tumors may vary depending on individual cases. Consultation with a qualified healthcare professional is essential for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.)