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Meningioma in the pediatric population.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8858528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pediatric meningiomas are rare. They are usually seen in association with neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF-2) or following radiation therapy. The tumors are more frequently intraventricular, cystic, and infratentorial than are those in adult patients. Pathologically they are more histologically aggressive than in adults and tend to recur more frequently. Complete resection is the surgical goal. The treatment of subtotally resected meningiomas, particularly in NF-2, remains controversial.
J E Baumgartner; J M Sorenson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuro-oncology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0167-594X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurooncol.     Publication Date:  1996 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-01-02     Completed Date:  1997-01-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309335     Medline TA:  J Neurooncol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  223-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Neurosurgery, Houston, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Meningeal Neoplasms / epidemiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Meningioma / epidemiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Retrospective Studies
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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