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Primary multicentric anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with atypical features.
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PMID:  23827171     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is a rare tumor with good prognosis after surgery. Few cases of anaplastic PXA (either de novo or secondary to transformation of a recurrent low grade PXA) have been reported. Moreover, primary anaplastic PXA with dissemination at diagnosis has been described only in two patients, to our knowledge. We report the first case of primary multicentric anaplastic PXA and discuss its atypical features and the pertinent literature.
Authors:
Nicola Montano; Fabio Papacci; Beatrice Cioni; Simona Gaudino; Giuseppe Maria Della Pepa; Giulio Conforti; Rina Di Bonaventura; Mariangela Novello; Libero Lauriola; Mario Meglio
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-7-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2653     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-7-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Institute of Neurosurgery, Catholic University, Largo Agostino Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy. Electronic address: nicolamontanomd@yahoo.it.
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