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Primary Sarcomas of the Brain

  • K. J. Zülch
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica / Supplementum book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 10)

Abstract

The primary sarcomas of the brain have up to now belonged to a poorly demarcated and defined group of intracranial tumours. Of course it is now a long time since a whole series of tumours were incorrectly designated as “sarcomas”—oligodendrogliomas, medulloblastomas, meningiomas — this can in part be traced back to Virchow’s definition. It is no longer permissable to use the sarcoma as a dumping ground for otherwise unclassifiable tumours. In general pathology very clear definitions of sarcomas are now available for our guidance.

Keywords

Public Health Cancer Research Differential Diagnosis Intermediate Stage Dura Mater 
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Notes

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    Zülch, K.J., and B. Bingas, Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia 45 (1963), 234 to 245: Söbre os Sarcomas Primitivos do Cerebro.Google Scholar

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