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Spinal cartilaginous meningioma in a child: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10663811     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cartilage-containing meningiomas are extremely uncommon, and such tumors located in the spinal cord of a child have not previously been reported. We describe a case of cartilaginous spinal meningioma in a 13-year-old girl. The tumor lacked typical histopathological features of meningioma on light microscopic examination, and the final diagnosis was possible only after an extensive study by electron microscopic examination. The case is evaluated with a focus on differential diagnosis and review of the literature.
Authors:
R Ijiri; M Hara; Y Tanaka; K Kato; K Sekido
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0256-7040     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2000 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-03-30     Completed Date:  2000-03-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  80-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Kanagawa Children Medical Center, Minamiku Mutsukawa 2-138-4, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, 232 Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Meningeal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Meningioma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Microscopy, Electron
Spinal Cord / pathology,  surgery
Spinal Cord Compression / diagnosis,  pathology,  surgery
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Tumor Markers, Biological / analysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tumor Markers, Biological

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