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Malignant fibrous histiocytosis after high-dose proton radiation therapy for anaplastic astrocytoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19766005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report presents a 70-year-old male who presented with a rare malignant fibrous histiocytosis after high-dose proton radiation therapy for anaplastic astrocytoma. To our knowledge, malignant fibrous histiocytosis caused by proton therapy has not been reported, therefore the clinical features of this complication are described and previous cases are reviewed.
Hiroshi Ooba; Tatsuya Abe; Tohru Kamida; Mitsuhiro Anan; Yasutomo Momii; Koichi Tokuuye; Minoru Fujiki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1532-2653     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-11     Completed Date:  2010-08-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1641-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Oita University, Faculty of Medicine, 1-1 Idaigaoka, Hasamamachi, Oita 879-5593, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Astrocytoma / radiotherapy
Brain Neoplasms / radiotherapy
Histiocytic Sarcoma / diagnosis,  etiology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Radiotherapy, High-Energy / adverse effects*

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