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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Dissemination patterns of pilocytic astrocytoma
Author: Faria, AV
Azevedo, GCA
Zanardi, VA
Ghizoni, E
Queiroz, LS
Abstract: Two patients with multifocal pilocytic astrocytoma diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and confirmed by histopathological examination are reported. They presented distinct sites and mechanisms of metastasis: to distant ventricles through the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) in patient 1 and to contralateral parenchyma, possibly through white matter tracts, in patient 2, a pathway not so far reported in pilocytic astrocytoma. Early detection of multifocal pilocytic astrocytoma by MRI may change treatment strategies and improve prognosis. (c) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Subject: pilocytic
Country: Holanda
Editor: Elsevier Science Bv
Citation: Clinical Neurology And Neurosurgery. Elsevier Science Bv, v. 108, n. 6, n. 568, n. 572, 2006.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2005.01.006
Date Issue: 2006
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