Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma of the spinal cord

Case report

Masaya Nakamura, Kazuhiro Chiba, Morio Matsumoto, Eiji Ikeda, Yoshiaki Toyama

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Abstract

The authors present clinical, radiological, and pathological features in a patient with a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) of the spinal cord. To their knowledge, this is only the second report of a spinal cord PXA. In addition they provide a review of the literature on these tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-75
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery: Spine
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul

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Keywords

  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
  • Spinal cord tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery
  • Neurology

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma of the spinal cord : Case report. / Nakamura, Masaya; Chiba, Kazuhiro; Matsumoto, Morio; Ikeda, Eiji; Toyama, Yoshiaki.

In: Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Vol. 5, No. 1, 07.2006, p. 72-75.

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Nakamura, Masaya ; Chiba, Kazuhiro ; Matsumoto, Morio ; Ikeda, Eiji ; Toyama, Yoshiaki. / Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma of the spinal cord : Case report. In: Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 2006 ; Vol. 5, No. 1. pp. 72-75.
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