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Intracerebral schwannomas: a rare disease with varying natural history.
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PMID:  23662929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Although intracerebral schwannomas are typically regarded as benign intracranial tumors, malignancy and recurrence have been reported among patients harboring such neoplasms. The available literature consists of case reports and small series that present variable characteristics distinguishing these unusual lesions. Little advancement has been made to further the understanding and management of these tumors. The authors present 3 cases from their institution that highlight the difference between typical benign intracerebral schwannomas and histopathological variants that may portend more aggressive behavior. Also provided is a review of the literature in the hope of gaining a better understanding of these rare tumors.
William W Scott; Korgun Koral; Linda R Margraf; Laura Klesse; David J Sacco; Bradley E Weprin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-5-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1933-0715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurosurg Pediatr     Publication Date:  2013 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-5-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101463759     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg Pediatr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas; and.
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