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Cerebellar astrocytoma in an adult with extensive leptomeningeal spread.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11045208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A rare case of a benign cerebellar astrocytoma in an adult is reported. This tumour had an extensive leptomeningeal spread in the cerebellar convexity, basal cisterns and spinal cord. The most unusual and radiologically demonstrated extension was also into the sella and Meckel's cave. The case is discussed and the literature is briefly reviewed.
J Panchawagh; D P Muzumdar; A Goel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0268-8697     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2000 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-10-30     Completed Date:  2000-10-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  364-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Arachnoid / pathology*
Astrocytoma / pathology*
Cerebellar Neoplasms / pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Invasiveness
Pia Mater / pathology*

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