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Extracranial metastases of a supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumour.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17092726     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Extracranial metastases from primary central nervous system (CNS) tumours have rarely been reported in the literature, and glioblastomas and medulloblastomas constitute the majority of these. The tendency of supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNET) to spread within the CNS is well-known, but few cases of extracranial metastases of supratentorial PNET have been reported. We report a 29-year-old man with a supratentorial PNET, which metastasized to his vertebral bodies and lung.
Seong Rok Han; Moon Jun Sohn; Sang Won Yoon; Gi Taek Yee; Chan Young Choi; Dong Joon Lee; Choong Jin Whang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-11-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2007 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-01     Completed Date:  2007-03-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University, 2240 Daehwa-dong, Ilsan-Seo-gu, Goyang 411-410, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Fatal Outcome
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / biosynthesis
Lung Neoplasms / pathology,  secondary*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive / secondary*
Neurosurgical Procedures
Spinal Neoplasms / pathology,  secondary*
Supratentorial Neoplasms / pathology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein

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