Diffuse leptomeningeal glioneuronal tumors: a new entity?

  title={Diffuse leptomeningeal glioneuronal tumors: a new entity?},
  author={M P Gardiman and Matteo Fassan and Enrico Orvieto and Domenico D'avella and Luca Denaro and Milena Calderone and Mariasavina Severino and Giovanni Scarsello and Elisabetta Viscardi and Giorgio Perilongo},
  journal={Brain pathology},
  volume={20 2},
The peculiar radiological and pathological findings of four pediatric cases admitted to the University Hospital of Padua between 1990 and 2007 are described. In all cases, the contrast-enhanced head and spine magnetic resonance images revealed thickened and abnormally enhancing subarachnoid spaces particularly at the level of basal cisterns and interhemispheric fissure. Furthermore, small cystic lesions scattered throughout the brain and mainly in the cerebellum were also visible. All patients… CONTINUE READING


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