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Neuroepithelial tumors

  • Lucia Cecconi
  • Alfredo Pompili
  • Fabrizio Caroli
  • Ettore Squillaci

Abstract

Taken globally, neuroepithelial tumors are the most common tumors of the CNS. They may arise from both neuronal cells, such as gangliogliomas which however are very rare, or from glial cells, as is the case with the more frequently reported gliomas. Others, like medulloblastoma, derive from the cells of the early neuroepithelium.

Keywords

Corpus Callosum Fourth Ventricle Pilocytic Astrocytoma Neuroepithelial Tumor Brain Stem Glioma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucia Cecconi
    • 1
  • Alfredo Pompili
    • 2
  • Fabrizio Caroli
    • 2
  • Ettore Squillaci
    • 3
  1. 1.Service of Radiology and Diagnostic ImagingUSA
  2. 2.Division of NeurosurgeryIstituto Regina ElenaRomeItaly
  3. 3.Institute of Radiology, Medical SchoolUniversità degli Studi di Roma ‘Tor Vergata’RomeItaly

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