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Tuberculum Sella Meningioma

Last Updated: March 13, 2020

Figure 1: Harvey Cushing conducted the autopsy of one of his patients who had suffered most likely from a tuberculum sella or medial sphenoid wing meningioma (circa ~1913)(Image courtesy of the Cushing Brain Tumor Registry at Yale University).

Transcranial Removal of a Tuberculum Sella Meningioma

This chapter reviews the techniques for transcranial resection of tuberculum sella meningiomas (TSMs). For details regarding endoscopic transnasal removal of these tumors, please refer to the chapter on Endoscopic Parasellar Meningioma Resection.

The TSMs comprise approxi...