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Desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19102059     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Desmoplastic infantile gangliogliomas are very rarely encountered, large supratentorial masses, derived from neuroepithelial origin, which have cystic and solid components and contain cells with astrocytic and ganglionic differentiation. These tumors are benign tumors of childhood that become symptomatic when they reach giant sizes. Sixty cases of desmoplastic ganglioglioma have been reported to date. In the present study, a case of giant desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma in a 22-month-old patient is presented, which had an aggressive radiological appearance in the midline and presented with atypical symptoms.
Authors:
Emel Avci; Adil Oztürk; Füsun Baba; Fuat Torun; Hamza Karabağ; Seyho Yücetaş
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Turkish journal of pediatrics     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0041-4301     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:    2008 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-23     Completed Date:  2009-01-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417505     Medline TA:  Turk J Pediatr     Country:  Turkey    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  495-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Harran University School of Medicine, Sanliurfa, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Cranial Fossa, Anterior
Craniotomy / methods
Diagnosis, Differential
Ganglioglioma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Humans
Infant
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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