Olfactory groove meningioma

What is Olfactory groove meningioma?

Olfactory groove meningioma meaning Type of meningioma which forms along the nerves connecting the brain to the nose. Olfactory groove meningiomas account for around 10% of meningiomas. This type of tumor can cause a loss of smell, and if overgrown, can cause problems with vision.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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