Good Clinical Course in Infants with Desmoplastic Cerebral Neuroepithelial Tumor Treated by Surgery Alone

@article{Sugiyama2002GoodCC,
  title={Good Clinical Course in Infants with Desmoplastic Cerebral Neuroepithelial Tumor Treated by Surgery Alone},
  author={Kazuhiko Sugiyama and Kazunori Arita and Takeshi Shima and Mitsuo Nakaoka and Takashi Matsuoka and Eiji Taniguchi and Tatsunori Okamura and Humiyuki Yamasaki and Yoshinori Kajiwara and Kaoru Kurisu},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
  year={2002},
  volume={59},
  pages={63-69}
}
We investigated why surgery alone provides for a benign clinical course in patients with desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma and astrocytoma (DIG/A). The clinical course of 4, less than six-month-old girls, surgically treated at our institutions, was evaluated retrospectively. All presented with the clinical symptom of increasing head circumference. CT and MRI scans revealed a solid tumor attached to the dura that was surrounded by large, multiple cysts, in fronto-temporo-parietal lobe. Gross… CONTINUE READING
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