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Recurrent Lhermitte-Duclos disease in a child. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3418394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of recurrent Lhermitte-Duclos disease (dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum) in a child is described with a summary of the clinical presentation and associated malformations, and a review of other cases reported in the literature. The histological examination and electron microscopic findings, with special reference to the cytological changes found during evaluation of the recurrence, are presented. Theories regarding the pathogenesis of Lhermitte-Duclos disease are reviewed.
S R Marano; P C Johnson; R F Spetzler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  69     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1988 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-27     Completed Date:  1988-10-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  599-603     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebellar Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Combined Modality Therapy
Ganglioneuroma / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Microscopy, Electron
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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