Thorotrast-induced primary cerebral angiosarcoma: case report.

@article{Balamurali2009ThorotrastinducedPC,
  title={Thorotrast-induced primary cerebral angiosarcoma: case report.},
  author={Gopalakrishnan Balamurali and D du Plessis and Moses Wengoy and Nicholas Bryan and Amit Herwadkar and Peter L Richardson},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={E210-1; discussion E211}
}
OBJECTIVE Thorotrast was used as a contrast medium in clinical practice until the 1960s for outlining cerebral abscess cavities and ventricular cavities, and for angiography. Gliosarcomas, meningiomas, and schwannomas have been reported previously, as has Thorotrast-associated angiosarcoma, typically in the liver. A unique case of a primary intracerebral well-differentiated angiosarcoma in a 68-year-old man with a history of colocalized exposure to Thorotrast is described. This may be the first… CONTINUE READING
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