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Primary intracranial fibrosarcoma with intratumoral hemorrhage: neuropathological diagnosis with review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9266449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary intracranial sarcomas are rare tumors of mesenchymal origin in the central nervous system (CNS). Spontaneous hemorrhage, while not an uncommon presentation of brain tumors, has not been described in primary cerebral sarcoma. We report the case of a 43 year old woman presenting with spontaneous hemorrhage into a primary cerebral fibrosarcoma, and discuss this case in the context of the diagnostic criterions of these rare tumors previous reports of intracranial sarcomas and mechanisms of intratumoral hemorrhage.
P McDonald; A Guha; J Provias
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuro-oncology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0167-594X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurooncol.     Publication Date:  1997 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-10-27     Completed Date:  1997-10-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309335     Medline TA:  J Neurooncol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  133-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Cerebral Hemorrhage / diagnosis*,  etiology,  surgery
Fibrosarcoma / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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