Clinical Course of Central Neurocytoma with Malignant Transformation—An Indication for Craniospinal Irradiation

@article{Mzes2013ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical Course of Central Neurocytoma with Malignant Transformation—An Indication for Craniospinal Irradiation},
  author={Petra M{\'o}zes and Erika Sz{\'a}nt{\'o} and Laszlo Tiszlavicz and P{\'a}l Barz{\'o} and Adrienne Cserh{\'a}ti and Emese Fodor and Katalin Hidegh{\'e}ty},
  journal={Pathology & Oncology Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={20},
  pages={319-325}
}
Central neurocytoma is generally considered to be a benign tumor and the literature suggests that a cure may be attained by surgery ± adjuvant focal irradiation. However, there is a need for change in the therapeutic strategy for the subgroup of patients with aggressive central neurocytoma. An example case is presented and the literature on central neurocytoma cases with malignant features and dissemination via the cerebrospinal fluid is reviewed and the radiotherapeutic strategies available… CONTINUE READING
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