The go ahead from JungBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7131.635b (Published 14 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:635
- C L Davidson, former consultant physician
Meningiomas are always memorable, being among the few cerebral tumours with an excellent prognosis. At the time of my retirement in 1975 I was able to remember the clinical details of each one of my three patients who had had this diagnosis. The most unforgettable was the first, way back in the early 1950s.
A middle aged man comfortably off in the Bradford wool trade, he had gradually developed a left hemiparesis, and, while there were no other diagnostic features, it seemed likely …