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Primary intracerebral malignant lymphoma presenting with ophthalmological symptoms: bioptical and autoptical case study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2664557     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of primary malignant lymphoma of the brain with preceding first unilateral, then bilateral uveitis and retinochorioiditis is presented. The diagnosis was established on brain biopsy material using immuno-histochemical methods. The autopsy disclosed a polymorphous immunocytoma with bilateral brain involvement including structures of the posterior optic pathways. Clinical and pathogenetic implications regarding this "oculo-cerebral type" of malignant lymphoma, which has been only seldom reported in the literature are discussed.
Authors:
R Schober; R Sundmacher; M Schirmer; W Wechsler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical review     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0344-5607     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Rev     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-08-17     Completed Date:  1989-08-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908181     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Rev     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neuropathology, University of Düsseldorf, West Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Female
Humans
Lymphoma, Large B-Cell, Diffuse / diagnosis*
Middle Aged
Retinal Diseases / diagnosis

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