An unusual form of superficially disseminated glioma in children: report of 3 cases.

@article{Agamanolis2012AnUF,
  title={An unusual form of superficially disseminated glioma in children: report of 3 cases.},
  author={Dimitri P Agamanolis and Christos D. Katsetos and Christopher J Klonk and Henry M Bartkowski and Srinivas Ganapathy and Susan M. Staugaitis and Steven J. Kuerbitz and Donna F Patton and Ali Talaizadeh and Bruce H. Cohen},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={727-33}
}
Three children, aged 4, 5, and 9 years, had an insidious onset of ataxia. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed hydrocephalus and countless foci of high T2 signal coating the cerebellum, basilar cisterns, brainstem, and fourth ventricle. Similar lesions were present in the spinal cord. Symptoms were relatively mild given the massive tumor burden. Biopsies were composed of superficially infiltrating cells with oligodendroglioma-like features (perinuclear halos and cytologic monotony) and… CONTINUE READING
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