Therapeutic approach to chordoid glioma of the third ventricle.

  title={Therapeutic approach to chordoid glioma of the third ventricle.},
  author={Tatsuya Kobayashi and Takahiko Tsugawa and Chisa I Hashizume and Norio Arita and Hisashi Hatano and Kenichiro Iwami and Yoichi Nakazato and Yoshimasa Mori},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={53 4},
Chordoid glioma of the third ventricle is considered to be a benign glial tumor located exclusively in the mid-anterior portion of the third ventricle near the hypothalamus and optic nerves, with the histological features of a chordoma and immuno-labeling for glial fibrillary acidic protein. Unfortunately, the clinical outcome of chordoid glioma has been poor, even in patients receiving gross total or partial removal with or without radiotherapy. Three cases of chordoid glioma of the third… CONTINUE READING
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