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Cranial and spinal meningiomas in a pair of identical twin boys.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4714099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A unique set of identical twin boys with spinal and intracranial meningiomas is described. Three distinct spinal tumours and one intracranial one were removed surgically. One intracranial meningioma has been symptomless, so far. The red cell and leucocyte groups of the two patients were found to be identical, and the probability of their being monozygous was estimated from these data as being 0·932 (Appendix).
C B Sedzimir; A K Frazer; J R Roberts
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0022-3050     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.     Publication Date:  1973 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1973-08-28     Completed Date:  1973-08-28     Revised Date:  2012-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985191R     Medline TA:  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  368-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain / pathology
Brain Neoplasms / genetics*,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery
Cerebral Angiography
Diseases in Twins*
Meningioma / genetics*,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary*
Spinal Cord / pathology
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / genetics*,  pathology,  radiography,  surgery

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