Clinico-epidemiological profile of spinal meningioma


  • Dr. Mubashir Gani Sr. Resident, Department of Neurosurgery, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
  • Dr. Abdul Rashid Bhat Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, SKIMS, Soura, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India


clinco-epidemiological, spinal meningioma, SKIMS, Patients


The aim of the study is to findout the access of clinco-epidemiological profile of spinal meningioma, this study was conducted in Sheri- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura Srinagar, a tertiary care hospital in Jammu and Kashmir, India. This was a prospective and retrospective study which stretched over a span of approximately 10 years from august 2009 to july 2017 retrospectively and august 2017 to july 2019 prospectively. The study included all patients of spinal meningioma. The patients were evaluated by history, clinical examination, biochemical evaluation and radiological studies. The study found that the spinal meningioma is slow growing tumor, duration of symptoms before diagnosis is long. Age of presentation is usually between 4th-5th decade with female to male ratio of 2:1. Pain is the commonest symptom at presentation. Surgery is mainstay treatment which may cause complications.


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How to Cite

M. Gani and A. R. Bhat, “Clinico-epidemiological profile of spinal meningioma”, J. A. Med. Sci, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 01–06, Apr. 2021.