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Pediatr Neurosurg (2023) 58 (5): 367–378.
Published Online: 22 March 2023
... intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCTs) represent 20–30% of lesions [ 1, 2 ]. Intradural tumors include schwannomas, meningiomas, ependymomas, astrocytomas, hemangioblastomas (HGBMs), ganglioneuromas, and lipomas, some of which may be further classified into separate grades according to the World Health...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2012) 47 (4): 279–283.
Published Online: 23 March 2012
... nerve glioma. The patient was taken to surgery for an open biopsy and hematoma evacuation. Pathology revealed a grade 3 fibrillary astrocytoma. She was subsequently treated with carboplatin and vincristine and is now 2 years out without evidence of recurrence. Apoplexy is a rare presentation...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2011) 47 (1): 31–37.
Published Online: 05 May 2011
.... The proportions of low-grade and high-grade tumors were 60 and 40%, respectively. The most common tumor in our series was astrocytoma. The most common tumors in the supratentorial and infratentorial compartments were craniopharyngioma and medulloblastoma, respectively. Our experience reflects a different...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2011) 46 (5): 357–361.
Published Online: 09 March 2011
... ventricular trigone. The pathology of tumors reported collision tumors composed of meningioma and malignant astrocytoma. 30 03 2010 28 09 2010 9 3 2011 © 2011 S. Karger AG, Basel 2011 Copyright / Drug Dosage / Disclaimer Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2010) 45 (6): 429–433.
Published Online: 26 January 2010
..., quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Angiocentric glioma Pediatric Astrocytoma Ependymoma Brain tumor...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2009) 44 (6): 448–457.
Published Online: 17 November 2008
...(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Cranial CT scan Radiation-induced tumor Thyroid carcinoma Meningioma Glioblastoma multiforme Astrocytoma Our...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2008) 44 (4): 304–312.
Published Online: 27 May 2008
... or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Astrocytoma Congenital glioblastoma multiforme Pediatric brain tumors Surgical outcome...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (2008) 44 (3): 208–211.
Published Online: 11 March 2008
... was performed. The histological diagnosis was anaplastic astrocytoma. Returning to our hospital, the parents agreed to radiotherapy which was given in a total dose of 54 Gy. However, 3 months after completion of radiotherapy, the child developed widespread leptomeningeal dissemination of her disease and died 12...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1996) 24 (1): 35–40.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
...Peter C. Burger Diagnosis, treatment, and prognostication in brain stem astrocytomas have been hindered by the occurrence in the same site of two distinct pathological entities – fibriUary and pilocytic astrocytomas. The small size of the specimens from this region adds an additional confounding...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1997) 26 (2): 97–102.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
...B. Connolly; S.I. Blaser; R.P. Humphreys; L. Becker Anaplastic astrocytomas are intermediate in differentiation between astrocytoma and glioblastoma multiforme. Survival with anaplastic astrocytoma is favorably affected by extensive anaplasia, maximal resection and presentation in early life. We...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1997) 27 (3): 121–128.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
...Michael D. Medlock; Joseph R. Madsen; Patrick D. Barnes; Douglas S. Anthony; Laurie E. Cohen; Michael Scott We reviewed 61 patients seen from 1975 to 1994 with a biopsy-confirmed optic chiasm astrocytoma or a characteristic clinical and imaging presentation. The mean age at diagnosis was 72 months...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1997) 27 (3): 129–136.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
...Michael D. Medlock; Michael Scott We presented our experience from 1975 to 1994 with emphasis on the long term follow-up of children with optic chiasm astrocytomas in part I. In part II we describe the surgical management of 20 patients with the diagnosis of an astrocytoma of the optic chiasm...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1997) 27 (3): 153–159.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
... astrocytoma extending from C6 to the medulla. The medullary portion arose in a paramedian location and infiltrated dorsally into the fourth ventricle, the obex, the leptomeninges, and the adjacent cerebellum. This case demonstrates the growth pattern of a distinct subset of CM tumors that behave in a manner...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1996) 25 (4): 214–219.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
... craniospinal irradiation. She was found to have a cervical intramedullary tumor that was resected using a standard microsurgical technique. The permanent histopathological diagnosis was anaplastic astrocytoma. Her neurological status was worse immediately following the operation. She improved to her...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1996) 24 (5): 256–262.
Published Online: 07 March 2008
.... Astrocytoma Brain stem glioma Brain stem glioma, dorsally exophytic Glioma, focal mid brain ^Pediatric Neurosurgery Harold J. Hoffman Division of Neurosurgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, and Department of Surgery. University of Toronto. Canada New York Sym posium Pediatr Neurosurg 1996;24:256-262...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1994) 20 (3): 178–182.
Published Online: 06 March 2008
... glioblastoma cell lines, plus cell cultures of 5 glioblastomas, 4 anaplastic astrocytomas, 3 different ependymal tumors, a malignant menin-gioma, and a medulloblastoma. Two normal glial cell cultures were also examined. There was no gli expression in any of these specimens. In glioblastoma D259MG...
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Pediatr Neurosurg (1994) 20 (4): 233–239.
Published Online: 06 March 2008
...Grant Sinson; Leslie N. Sutton; Anthony T. Yachnis; Ann-Christine Duhaime; Luis Schut Between 1977 and 1991, at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 10 patients, 5–16 years of age, were diagnosed as having subependymal giant cell astrocytomas. These patients accounted for 1.4% of all pediatric...