AVMI HomeHyperthyroidismScintigraphyMRIRadiotherapyCAT Scan


CT Concepts


Imaging Diagnosis-Hyperostosis Associated with Meningioma in a Dog

Miyu Mercier H.L.B.H., Matthew G. Bischoff, Jayme Looper, Cynthia X. Bacmeister,

Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2007. 48(5): p.421-423.

A 5-year-old neutered male Beagle mix dog had a 5-day history of generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Before the seizures, the dog had a 1-2-month history of progressive right hemiparesis. In computed tomography images, a presumed extraaxial mass with hyperostosis and destruction of the skull covering the mass were identified. Surgical excision was performed and the histopathologic diagnosis was meningioma. Hyperostosis is frequently associated with feline meningioma, but this report documents that hyperostosis may also occur secondary to meningioma in the dog.