Meningioma in untreated congenital adrenal hyperplasia: a relationship?

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Steroid hormones have been implicated in the growth and/or development of meningiomas. A 46, XX male with untreated congenital adrenal hyperplasia who developed meningiomas is presented here. The meningiomas only expressed progesterone receptors, as most meningiomas do. The high 17-hydroxyprogesterone levels, resulting from his disease, could have played a role in the development and growth of his meningiomas
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)223-225
JournalJournal of Neuro-Oncology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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