Primary atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the clival region. Case report.

@article{Kazan2007PrimaryAT,
  title={Primary atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the clival region. Case report.},
  author={Saim Kazan and Ethem Taner G{\"o}ksu and Ercan Mihçi and G{\"u}zide Ayşe G{\"o}khan and Ibrahim Keser and Inanc E G{\"u}rer},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={106 4 Suppl},
  pages={308-11}
}
An atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system (CNS) is a rare, aggressive neoplasm found in infants and children that has similar characteristics to CNS primitive neuroectodermal tumors/medulloblastomas. The authors present the case of a patient with an atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor and discuss the imaging, histopathological, immunohistochemical, and cytogenetic findings. Tumor cells displayed positive reactions for vimentin, epithelial membrane antigen, and cytokeratin… CONTINUE READING