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Vol. 57, No. 6, 2009, pp. 792-795
Bioline Code: ni09221
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Neurology India, Vol. 57, No. 6, 2009, pp. 792-795
© Copyright 2009 Neurology India.
Endoscopic diagnosis of a pineal papillary glioneuronal tumor with extensive ventricular involvement: Case report with review of literature|
Husain, Nuzhat & Husain, Mazhar
Papillary glioneuronal tumor (PGNT) is a newly described mixed glioneuronal tumor, recently included in the World Health Organization classification of central nervous system tumors. We report morphologic and immunohistochemical characteristics PGNT of the pineal region extending into the third and lateral ventricles in a four-year-old male child and reviewed all the cases reported in the international literature till date. In this child the diagnosis of PGNT was established by endoscopic biopsy and squash smear examination.
Endoscopic, glioma, glioneuronal, pineal, papillary
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