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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ifeoma Odukwe, M.D. [2] Haytham Allaham, M.D. [3]

Overview

Common risk factors in the development of meningioma are history of radiation treatment, female gender, hormones, and some genetic disorders.

Risk Factors

  • Common risk factors in the development of meningioma include:[1][2][3]

References

  1. Gurcay AG, Bozkurt I, Senturk S, Kazanci A, Gurcan O, Turkoglu OF; et al. (2018). "Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management Strategy of Meningioma during Pregnancy". Asian J Neurosurg. 13 (1): 86–89. doi:10.4103/1793-5482.181115. PMC 5820904. PMID 29492130.
  2. Shao C, Bai LP, Qi ZY, Hui GZ, Wang Z (2014). "Overweight, obesity and meningioma risk: a meta-analysis". PLoS One. 9 (2): e90167. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090167. PMC 3935973. PMID 24587258.
  3. Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Kruchko C (2007). "Meningiomas: causes and risk factors". Neurosurg Focus. 23 (4): E2. doi:10.3171/FOC-07/10/E2. PMID 17961039.

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