Mixed neuronal-glial tumors (gangliogliomas) in children.

  title={Mixed neuronal-glial tumors (gangliogliomas) in children.},
  author={Murali M. Chintagumpala and Derek G. Armstrong and Sunao Miki and Timothy Nelson and Wilkie M Cheek and John Laurent and Shiao Y. Woo and Donald H. Mahoney},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  volume={24 6},
Mixed tumors account for about 10% of the childhood central nervous system tumors. Studies of the most common tumor, the ganglioglioma, in patients of all ages suggest that optimal therapy is total gross resection. There are few studies on these tumors in children. In our institution between 1984 and 1993, 28 children with gangliogliomas (4 of which were anaplastic) and 4 children with dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors were treated and followed. Fourteen had local subarachnoid involvement… CONTINUE READING