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Delayed cerebral pseudo-tumoral radionecrosis following scalp-tumour irradiation. Case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6481419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of delayed radionecrosis of the brain is reported, following irradiation of a scalp dermatofibrosarcoma. Signs and symptoms were those of an intracranial neoplasm and appeared 5 years after an irradiation dosage of 1890 rets. Twenty-seven similar cases were gathered from a survey of the literature. Surgical excision was the treatment of choice and led to cure or improvement in 20 cases. Analysis of doses and fractionation revealed excessive irradiation in all but one of the cases.
B Vallee; J P Malhaire; H Person; J Colin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurology     Volume:  231     ISSN:  0340-5354     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-21     Completed Date:  1984-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0423161     Medline TA:  J Neurol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Fibrosarcoma / radiotherapy*
Radiation Injuries / diagnosis*,  pathology
Skin Neoplasms / radiotherapy*

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