Ioanna Stergiou

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OBJECTIVE Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors are aggressive neoplasms of the central nervous system occurring mainly in the early childhood and rarely in adults. We described a case of this tumor in an 18-year-old male patient without previous medical history. MATERIAL AND METHODS The neoplasm was localized in the right frontotemporal area of the brain and(More)
Pancreatic cancer consists of an accumulation of genetic and epigenetic alterations. Recently, aberrant methylation of CpG islands of cancer-related genes has emerged as an important epigenetic mechanism of their transcriptional dysregulation during tumour development [1]. Therefore, new diagnostic methods, for early detection based on a better(More)
PURPOSE We present the unusual occurrence of two distinct neoplasms in a 42-year-old woman with an operated pituitary adenoma 18 years ago. METHODS Clinical history, magnetic resonance imaging studies and histopathological findings were utilized for our diagnostic considerations. RESULTS Concomitant presence of a cerebellar medulloblastoma secondary(More)
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