It is beyond the scope of this chapter to discuss in detail all the pathological subtypes of menin-giomas. Instead, a summary of the latest World Health Organization 2000 classification of meningiomas is presented: grade I (low risk of recurrence and aggressive growth) includes meningothelial, fibrous (fibroblastic), transitional (mixed), psammomatous, angiomatous, microcystic, secretory, lymphoplasmacyte-rich and metaplastic meningiomas; grade II (greater likelihood of recurrence and/or aggressive behavior) includes atypical, clear cell and chor-doid meningiomas; grade III includes rhabdoid, papillary and anaplastic (malignant) menin-giomas, as well as any subtype named above that has a high proliferation index and/or brain invasion.

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