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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2011;49(6): 367-369.
doi: https://doi.org/10.3340/jkns.2011.49.6.367
A Case of Angiocentric Glioma with Unusual Clinical and Radiological Features.
Gyung Jun Rho, Hyojoon Kim, Hyoung Ihl Kim, Myoung Jin Ju
1Department of Neurosurgery, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, Korea. hyojooncmf@hotmail.com
2Graduate Program of Medical System Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, Korea.
3Department of Pathology, Presbyterian Medical Center, Jeonju, Korea.
Angiocentric glioma was recently recognized as a distinct clinicopathological entity in the 2007 World Health Organization classification of tumors of the central nervous system. Typically, it presents with seizure in children and young adults. However, our patient did not have a history of seizure. Seizure did not occur up to 6 months after operation. Although it usually does not have calcification brain magnetic resonance imaging in our patient showed T1-hyperintense and T2-hypointense signals with calcification.
Key Words: Angiocentric glioma; Glioma; Neuroepithelial tumors; Seizures; Pathologic Calcification
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