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ea0016p158 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Does cyproterone acetate promote multiple meningiomas?

Froelich Sebastien , Dali-Youcef Nassim , Boyer Patrick , Kehrli Pierre , Maitrot Daniel , Auwerx Johan , Schlienger Jean-Louis

Multiple meningiomas are rare benign tumors (1.5% of all meningiomas). They are either sporadic or associated with neurofibromatosis. Their long term morbidity is high due to the frequency of surgical procedures needed to overcome the absence of efficient adjuvant therapy. We present a cohort of patients in whom we strongly suspect cyproterone acetate to be responsible for the development and progression of multiple meningiomas.Patients and methods: We r...