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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1972;1(1): 45-50.
Clinical Review of 30 Cases of Intracranial Tumors.
I K Park, K Hu, K W Lee, H D Lee, S W Hong
Department of Neurosurgery, National Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
We have studied 30 cases of intracranial tumor patients who were admitted and managed at neurosurgical department from Sept. 1969 to Aug. 1971, in aspect of clinical and laboratory points, and also have compared with other articles. All cases were explored surgically, and diagnosis of tumor was made through histological examination. Of 30 cases of intracranial tumors 8 cases of glioma, 5 cases of metastatic tumor, meningioma and acoustic neuroma, respectively were found. We have studied those cases through clinical and Laboratory aspect, including the C.S.F. analysis and intracranial angiography in comparison with previous reports. The frequency order of type of tumor are glioma, metastatic tumor, meningioma and acoustic neuroma. The 2/3 cases are between 20 and 50 years in age, and the ratio of sex is more frequent in man twicely than female. Headache, nausea & vomiting and mental symptom are chief complaints in majority cases. In plain skull X-ray examination, we find phatological find in 17 cases. The angiography is superior in diagnosis of intracranial tumor than other laboratory examination. We felt sorry for fail report of , these patient's prognosis because of poor follow up studies on nowadays.
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