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Cerebellar pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7838347     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma occurring in the midline cerebellum of a 48-year-old woman. Radiological, histological, immunohistochemical, and flow cytometric findings are discussed. Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma typically occurs in the superficial cerebral hemispheres of young patients. To our knowledge, this is the first report of the occurrence of this neoplasm in the cerebellum. The English literature is reviewed with regard to the clinicopathological features of this uncommon form of astrocytoma.
D A Wasdahl; B W Scheithauer; B T Andrews; R A Jeffrey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:  1994 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-28     Completed Date:  1995-02-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  947-50; discussion 950-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
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MeSH Terms
Astrocytoma / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Cell Division / physiology
Cerebellar Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery*
Cerebellum / pathology,  surgery
Flow Cytometry
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / analysis
Immunoenzyme Techniques
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
S100 Proteins / analysis
Tumor Markers, Biological / analysis
Vimentin / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein; 0/S100 Proteins; 0/Tumor Markers, Biological; 0/Vimentin

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