Intracranial and spinal metastases from a ganglioglioma with unusual cytogenetic abnormalities in a patient with complex partial seizures

@article{Jay1997IntracranialAS,
  title={Intracranial and spinal metastases from a ganglioglioma with unusual cytogenetic abnormalities in a patient with complex partial seizures},
  author={Venita Jay and Jeremy Squire and Susan M Blaser and Harold J. Hoffman and Paul F Hwang},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={1997},
  volume={13},
  pages={550-555}
}
We describe an unusual clinical presentation of a ganglioglioma in a patient with complex partial seizures. The patient underwent a right temporal lobectomy with subtotal tumor resection at age 15 years, followed by a complete resection 1 year later. Follow-up MRI scan a year later documented recurrence and leptomeningeal dissemination. Another biopsy was performed. Pathological examination revealed similar histology in all three resections, with a ganglioglioma showing no evidence of anaplasia… CONTINUE READING
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