Sphenoid Wing Meningioma Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Nov 11, 2016
  • Author: Bhupendra C K Patel, MD, FRCS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Depending on the radiological features and clinical manifestations, the following differential diagnoses of sphenoid wing meningioma should be considered: [65, 66, 67, 68, 69]

  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Paget disease
  • Brown tumor
  • Osteogenic sarcoma
  • Eosinophilic granuloma
  • Aneurysmal bone cyst
  • Osteoma
  • Hemangioma
  • Hemangiopericytoma
  • Epidermoid tumor and dermoid
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Plasmacytoma
  • Giant cell tumor
  • Metastatic cancer