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Medulloblastoma presenting as neck tumors in 2 infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7369716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Extension of neuroepithelial neoplasms outside the neuraxis, though uncommon, is well known and usually follows surgical intervention. More unusual is the brain tumor that appears beyond the bounds of the central nervous system prior to operative manipulation. Two infants presented with soft tissue masses in the neck that proved to be medulloblastomas. Autopsy examination in both infants showed primary medulloblastoma of the cerebellar vermis with extensive spread through the subarachnoid spaces. The neck masses may have been direct extensions from the central nervous system tumors, though this was not proved in either case.
J G McComb; R L Davis; H Isaacs; B H Landing
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of neurology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0364-5134     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1980 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-06-16     Completed Date:  1980-06-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707449     Medline TA:  Ann Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  113-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cerebellar Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Glioma / secondary
Head and Neck Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  secondary
Medulloblastoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  secondary

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