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Management of diffuse glioma in children: a retrospective study of 27 cases and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18795594     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gliomas are the most common CNS tumours in children and present either as circumscribed tumours or diffusely infiltrative neoplasms. Diffuse gliomas develop both in the cerebral hemispheres and the brainstem and have a poor prognosis. Guidelines for the therapy of these tumours are still debated. In this study, we reviewed the clinical features of 27 consecutive patients with diffuse gliomas admitted to the Department of Paediatrics of CHR Citadelle, University of Liège, between 1985 and 2005. We review their clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment and outcome with reference to the published literature.
Caroline Piette; Manuel Deprez; Jacques Born; Alex Michotte; Carine Munaut; Marie-Thérèse Closon; Isabelle Rutten; Marie-Françoise Dresse; Patricia Forget; Véronique Schmitz; Jean-Paul Misson; Claire Hoyoux
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica Belgica     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0300-9009     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol Belg     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-17     Completed Date:  2008-10-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247035     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, CHR Citadelle, University of Liège, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Antineoplastic Agents / therapeutic use
Brain Neoplasms / pathology*,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Child, Preschool
Glioma / pathology*,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Neurosurgical Procedures
Retrospective Studies
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antineoplastic Agents

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