Tumors of the Meninges and Related Tissues: Meningiomas and Sarcomas
Section 7: Chapter 30
Cockerham, Kimberely P; Kennerdell, John S; Maroon, Joseph C; Bejjani, Ghassan K
University of California-San Francisco; Drexel University College of Medicine and Allegheny General Hospital; Tristate Neurosurgical Associates - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
Neoplasms; Head and Neck Neoplasms; Meningiomas; Sarcomas
"The meninges of the brain and spinal cord consist of three different layers: the dura mater, arachnoid (tela arachnoidea), and pia mater."
"The meninges of the brain and spinal cord consist of three different layers: the dura mater, arachnoid (tela arachnoidea), and pia mater. Considerable anatomic differences exist among these structures, and these differences influence the nature, location, and spread of tumors that arise from them."