Spinal low-grade neoplasms with extensive leptomeningeal dissemination in children

  title={Spinal low-grade neoplasms with extensive leptomeningeal dissemination in children},
  author={Giorgio Perilongo and Marina Paolo Gardiman and Lucia Bisaglia and Luca Rigobello and Milena Calderone and Antonio Battistella and Roberta Burnelli and Felice Giangaspero},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Abstract Objective. The aim of this study is to re-appraise paediatric leptomeningeal disseminated spinal low-grade neoplasms putting forward the hypothesis that these tumours may represent a possible distinctive clinico-pathological entity. Case report. Three children affected by these rare neoplasms are reported, 2 boys and 1 girl aged 40 months, 7 and 12 years respectively. Results. Despite treatment, 2 died at 9 months and 9 years, while 1 has survived with stable disease at 24 months after… CONTINUE READING


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