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Third ventricle, cerebral aqueduct, and fourth ventricle mixed ependymal neurocytoma: a case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23479269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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PURPOSE: A case report of an 8-year-old female who underwent interhemispheric transcallosal approach to the third ventricle, cerebral aqueduct, and fourth ventricle for resection of a mixed ependymal neurocytoma and review of the literature was evaluated. METHODS: An Ovid MEDLINE review of the literature was conducted starting in 1946 to current using search terms as described in our keywords. RESULTS: A total of 16 neurocytoma have been described in the literature as either posterior third ventricle or posterior fossa in origin. Of these lesions, five have been described as mixed glial-neuronal and all of these were located in the fourth ventricle. To our knowledge, this is the first described mixed glial-neuronal tumor located in the posterior third ventricle and aqueduct.
Authors:
James P Campbell; Daniel Pieper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-3-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2013 Mar 
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Created Date:  2013-3-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Providence Hospital and Medical Center, 16001 W 9 Mile Rd, Southfield, MI, 48075, USA, docjaymz@aol.com.
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