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The transformation of pediatric gliomatosis cerebri to cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme presenting as supra- and infratentorial acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16206737     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is a rare entity in adults and an extremely rare entity in children. Approximately 30 cases have been reported in the literature. The authors report the case of a histologically confirmed cerebellar GBM presenting initially as supra- and infratentorial gliomatosis cerebri. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis had been diagnosed in the patient and that diagnosis remained until near the end of his treatment. This case underscores the need for recognizing the clinical presentation of gliomatosis cerebri and multifocal GBM in the pediatric subpopulation thought to harbor demyelinating disease.
Authors:
Patrick B Senatus; Shearwood McClelland; Kurenai Tanji; Alexander Khandji; Judy Huang; Neil Feldstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  102     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-06     Completed Date:  2005-10-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Neurological Institute of New York, New York 10032, USA. pps19@columbia.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cerebellar Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Errors
Encephalomyelitis, Acute Disseminated / diagnosis*
Glioblastoma / diagnosis*
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial / diagnosis*,  pathology

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