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Report of congenital anaplastic astrocytoma discovered in a newborn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8228038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Reports of congenital anaplastic astrocytoma have been rare, representing less than 2% of all brain tumors. We present a case of a congenital anaplastic astrocytoma discovered during the first 24 hours after delivery. A recent literature review found 12 additional cases since 1972. The presenting signs, most common findings on neuroimaging, treatment, and outcome are examined.
Authors:
G D Podskalny; J S Haller; J F Emrich; K D Barron
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of child neurology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0883-0738     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Child Neurol.     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-22     Completed Date:  1993-12-22     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8606714     Medline TA:  J Child Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  389-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Albany Medical College, NY 12208.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Neoplasms / congenital,  diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Fatal Outcome
Female
Frontal Lobe / pathology*,  radiography
Glioblastoma / congenital,  diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Humans
Hydrocephalus / surgery
Infant, Newborn
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

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