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Primary cerebral neuroblastoma: a case report and review.
Tohoku J Exp Med 2002; 197(1):55-65TJ

Abstract

Primitive neuroepithelial tumors are the least common among supratentorial tumors in children. They pose great diagnostic difficulty, preoperatively as well as pathologically. Being quite rare, cerebral neuroblastomas are accepted as a distinct pathological entity, which differs from other neuroectodermal tumors, although clinically, radiologically, and morphologically at operation they are indistinguishable. Also differentiation between primary cerebral neuroblastoma and the other primitive neuroectodermal tumors may be difficult on light microscopy and be misleading. A 9-year-old girl with primary cerebral neuroblastoma who was initially misdiagnosed is reported. The other cases from the literature are reviewed and the nature of this rare tumor and its differential diagnosis is discussed.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Kocaeli University Medical School, Department of Neurosurgery, Derince, Turkey. volkanetus@hotmail.comNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

12180794

Citation

Etuş, Volkan, et al. "Primary Cerebral Neuroblastoma: a Case Report and Review." The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, vol. 197, no. 1, 2002, pp. 55-65.
Etuş V, Kurtkaya O, Sav A, et al. Primary cerebral neuroblastoma: a case report and review. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2002;197(1):55-65.
Etuş, V., Kurtkaya, O., Sav, A., Ilbay, K., & Ceylan, S. (2002). Primary cerebral neuroblastoma: a case report and review. The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, 197(1), pp. 55-65.
Etuş V, et al. Primary Cerebral Neuroblastoma: a Case Report and Review. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2002;197(1):55-65. PubMed PMID: 12180794.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Primary cerebral neuroblastoma: a case report and review. AU - Etuş,Volkan, AU - Kurtkaya,Ozlem, AU - Sav,Aydin, AU - Ilbay,Konuralp, AU - Ceylan,Savaş, PY - 2002/8/16/pubmed PY - 2003/2/6/medline PY - 2002/8/16/entrez SP - 55 EP - 65 JF - The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine JO - Tohoku J. Exp. Med. VL - 197 IS - 1 N2 - Primitive neuroepithelial tumors are the least common among supratentorial tumors in children. They pose great diagnostic difficulty, preoperatively as well as pathologically. Being quite rare, cerebral neuroblastomas are accepted as a distinct pathological entity, which differs from other neuroectodermal tumors, although clinically, radiologically, and morphologically at operation they are indistinguishable. Also differentiation between primary cerebral neuroblastoma and the other primitive neuroectodermal tumors may be difficult on light microscopy and be misleading. A 9-year-old girl with primary cerebral neuroblastoma who was initially misdiagnosed is reported. The other cases from the literature are reviewed and the nature of this rare tumor and its differential diagnosis is discussed. SN - 0040-8727 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/12180794/Primary_cerebral_neuroblastoma:_a_case_report_and_review_ L2 - https://japanlinkcenter.org/JST.JSTAGE/tjem/197.55?lang=en&from=PubMed DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -