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De novo aneurysm in the feeding artery of a recurrent malignant glioma.
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PMID:  21515956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 52-year-old man underwent resection of an oligodendroglioma in the left frontal lobe, followed by chemoradiation therapy in 1989. He presented with a de novo aneurysm arising from the feeding artery of a recurrent malignant glioma in 2009. Serial follow-up magnetic resonance imaging showed no tumor progression until 19 years after the initial diagnosis. Angiography revealed an intratumoral aneurysm of the dilated feeding artery. The recurrent tumor was resected together with the aneurysm. Histological examination revealed that the tumor was an anaplastic oligodendroglioma, and the aneurysm was encased in the tumor. Clinicians should carefully look for tumor recurrence and aneurysm formation during follow up of patients treated for malignant glioma.
Yasuo Sasagawa; Takuya Akai; Shoutarou Itou; Hideaki Iizuka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-8029     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Kanazawa Medical University.
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