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A 58 year old woman with a corpus callosum nodule at autopsy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19744048     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intracranial lipomas are uncommon benign mesenchymal tumors, found usually near or at the midline. The existence of such intracranial tumors has been documented in the literature in only over 200 cases. Although usually asymptomatic, they can sometimes trigger neurological symptoms, specifically epileptic seizures. We describe the incidental finding of a lipoma of the corpus callosum at autopsy in a 58 year-old woman with a history of seizures, and provide a concise review of the pertinent literature with respect to this entity.
Authors:
Susanne K Jeffus; Susanne K Jeffers; T David Bourne; M Beatriz S Lopes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain pathology (Zurich, Switzerland)     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1750-3639     ISO Abbreviation:  Brain Pathol.     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-11     Completed Date:  2009-11-04     Revised Date:  2010-05-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9216781     Medline TA:  Brain Pathol     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  743-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Cerebral Palsy / pathology*
Corpus Callosum / pathology*
Female
Humans
Lipoma / diagnosis*,  pathology
Middle Aged
Seizures / pathology*
Staining and Labeling
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
Brain Pathol. 2010 Jan;20(1):279
Note: Jeffers, Susanne K [corrected to Jeffus, Susanne K]

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