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Vol. 30, No. 6, 1999
Issue release date: June 1999
Section title: Case Report
Pediatr Neurosurg 1999;30:320–330
(DOI:10.1159/000028818)

Malignant Ectomesenchymoma

Case Report

and Review of the Literature

Freitas A.B.R. · Aguiar P.H. · Miura F.K. · Yasuda A. · Soglia J. · Soglia F. · Aguiar C.H. · Vinko F. · Silva N.S.
Neurosurgical Clinic of Pinheiros and Diagnostika Pathological Institute, Oncological Group of 9 De Julho Hospital, São Paulo, Brazil

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Abstract of Case Report

Published online: 9/2/1999
Issue release date: June 1999

Number of Print Pages: 11
Number of Figures: 9
Number of Tables: 2

ISSN: 1016-2291 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0305 (Online)

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Abstract

Malignant ectomesenchymoma is an uncommon neoplasm composed of neuroectodermal elements and one or more mesenchymal neoplastic elements. It is believed to arise from remnants of migratory neural crest cells (ectomesenchyme). The authors report the clinical and pathological findings of a 3-year-old girl with malignant ectomesenchymoma of the CNS. Embryogenesis of this tumor is discussed, and a review of the literature with 39 other cases is done.


  

Author Contacts

Alexandre Bruno Raul Freitas, MD
R. Nagib Izar, 60, Tatuapé
São Paulo, SP–03337-070 (Brazil)
Tel./Fax +55 11 66712827
E-Mail papus_adjutor@hotmail.com/papus@mandic.com.br

  

Article Information

Received: Received: March 5, 1999
Accepted: May 7, 1999
Number of Print Pages : 11
Number of Figures : 9, Number of Tables : 2, Number of References : 53

  

Publication Details

Pediatric Neurosurgery
Founded 1985 by E.B. Hendrick and D.H. Reigel; Editor-in-Chief 1992–1996: F.J. Epstein
Official Journal of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons (ASPN)

Vol. 30, No. 6, Year 1999 (Cover Date: June 1999)

Journal Editor: D.G. McLone, Chicago, Ill.
ISSN: 1016–2291 (print), 1423–0305 (Online)

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Case Report

Published online: 9/2/1999
Issue release date: June 1999

Number of Print Pages: 11
Number of Figures: 9
Number of Tables: 2

ISSN: 1016-2291 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0305 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/PNE


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