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Primary central nervous system angiosarcoma: A case report and literature review.
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PMID:  25388456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Angiosarcoma is a rare vascular malignant neoplasm that mainly occurs in skin and soft tissues. Intracranial localization is very rare and only a few cases have been reported. This report intends to present the clinical, radiological and pathological pictures of a primary central nervous system angiosarcoma along with a review of the literature. A 35-year-old woman presented at our institution with weakness and sensory disturbances of her right hand. Neuroimaging revealed a roughly round, hemorrhagic and moderately enhancing lesion in the left frontal posterior region. The tumor was totally removed under awake anesthesia and continuous monitoring of motor and language functions. Histopathology revealed an epithelioid angiosarcoma. Radical removal, followed by adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy, is able to completely control the disease for a relatively long period.
Authors:
Emanuele La Corte; Francesco Acerbi; Marco Schiariti; Morgan Broggi; Emanuela Maderna; Bianca Pollo; Raffaele Nunziata; Elio Maccagnano; Paolo Ferroli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuropathology : official journal of the Japanese Society of Neuropathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1440-1789     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuropathology     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9606526     Medline TA:  Neuropathology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2014 Japanese Society of Neuropathology.
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