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Metabolic syndrome in relation to risk of meningioma

Seliger, Corinna ; Meier, Christoph R. ; Becker, Claudia ; Jick, Susan S. ; Proescholdt, Martin ; Bogdahn, Ulrich ; Hau, Peter ; Leitzmann, Michael F.


Background: Meningioma is a frequent primary intracranial tumor, the etiology of which is potentially related to adiposity. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is an increasingly common disease characterized by having at least three of the following conditions: central adiposity, arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia, and insulin resistance. Only one prior study investigated MetS in relation to meningioma ...


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