Review of Experience with Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors of Childhood

  • Edward S. Baum
  • Elaine R. Morgan
  • Mauro C. Dal Canto
  • Patrice M. West
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 2)

Abstract

Neuroectodermal tumors of the central nervous system (CNS) are rare tumors in children. Review of the pathology of CNS tumors biopsied or removed at Children’s Memorial Hospital in the last 10 years has revealed seven cases which were confirmed to be of primitive neuroectodermal origin.

Keywords

Sarcoma Methotrexate Hydrocephalus Vincristine Medulloblastoma 

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References

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    Kosnik EJ, Boesel CP, Bay J, Sayers MP: Primitive neuroectodermal tumors of the central nervous system in children. J Neurosurg 48: 741–746, 1978.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward S. Baum
  • Elaine R. Morgan
  • Mauro C. Dal Canto
  • Patrice M. West

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