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Primary Intramedullary Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma Of Spinal Cord: A Case Report

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Author(s): Ish Dhammi*,Jena S K

Journal: Journal of Orthopaedics
ISSN 0972-978X

Volume: 4;
Issue: 4;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: anaplastic oligodendroglioma | intramedullary spinal cord tumor | radiation therapy

ABSTRACT
Primary intramedullary anaplastic oligodendroglioma is a rare tumor. We described a 27-year old male with primary intramedullary anaplastic oligodendroglioma. He underwent partial removal of tumor and spinal radiation therapy. The objectives were to present a case of intramedullary anaplastic oligodendroglioma and review the existing literature. A comparison of the clinical, radiologic and pathologic characteristics, as they relate to those already described in similar cases, was also attempted.
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