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Brain Metastases of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Horner's Syndrome

Cho SH, Kim SH, Lee JH, Joo WI, Chough CK, Park HK, Lee KJ, Rha HK

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):132-137.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.132
Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid malignancy and has relatively favorable prognosis. Blood-borne metastases of PTC are very rare among the thyroid malignancies. Moreover a...
Large Solid Hemangioblastoma in the Cerebellopontine Angle: Complete Resection Using the Transcondylar Fossa Approach

Moon BH, Park SK, Han YM

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):128-131.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.128
Hemangioblastomas (HBMs) in the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) have rarely been reported. When they are within the CPA, they may be misdiagnosed as vestibular schwannoma (VS) or cystic meningioma. Therefore, differential...
Extraneural Metastases of Glioblastoma without Simultaneous Central Nervous System Recurrence

Kim W, Yoo H, Shin SH, Gwak HS, Lee SH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):124-127.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.124
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is well known as the most common malignant primary brain tumor. It could easily spread into the adjacent or distant brain tissue by infiltration, direct extension and...
Hemorrhagic Recurrence in Diffuse Astrocytoma without Malignant Transformation

Baek HJ, Kim SM, Chung SY, Park MS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):119-123.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.119
Although uncommon, hemorrhage can be a complication of low grade glioma with an unfavorable prognosis such as transformation to higher grade glioma. To our knowledge, hemorrhagic recurrence of World Health...
Isolated Central Nervous System Relapse of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Sung SH, Jang IS

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):114-118.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.114
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common form of childhood cancer and may exhibit central nervous system (CNS) involvement. Advances in chemotherapy and effective CNS prophylaxis have significantly decreased...
Adult-Onset Sellar and Suprasellar Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor Treated with a Multimodal Approach: A Case Report

Park HG, Yoon JH, Kim SH, Cho KH, Park HJ, Kim SH, Kim EH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):108-113.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.108
We report a very rare case of sellar and suprasellar atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor (ATRT) in a 42-year-old female patient. The tumor was removed subtotally with a transsphenoidal approach. Histopathologic...
Procarbazine, CCNU, and Vincristine Chemotherapy in Gliomatosis Cerebri

Lee HG, Lee KS, Lee WH, Kim ST

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):102-107.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.102
A 49-year-old female patient was admitted due to memory disturbances. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging suggested gliomatosis cerebri (GC), which had spread to both insular lobes, both frontal and basal ganglia...
Disseminated Hemangioblastoma of the Central Nervous System without Von Hippel-Lindau Disease

Chung SY, Jeun SS, Park JH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):96-101.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.96
Hemangioblastoma (HB) of the central nervous system may occur sporadically or in association with von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease. Disseminated HB means malignant spread of the original primary HB without local...
A Case of Giant Skull Base Chondroma

Heo J, Cho SJ

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):92-95.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.92
Intracranial chondroma is a rare benign tumor. Here, we present the case of a 29-year-old female who was afflicted with left eye blindness and ptosis. Brain computerized tomography and magnetic...
Immunoglobulin G4-Related Hypertrophic Pachymeningitis with Skull Involvement

Lee YS, Lee HW, Park KS, Park SH, Hwang JH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):87-91.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.87
Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related hypertrophic pachymeningitis, defined as focally or diffusely thickened dura mater and lymphoplasmacytic infiltration with increased IgG4 bearing plasma cells, is a rare disease. Moreover, cases involving bone...
Supratentorial Extraventricular Anaplastic Ependymoma Presenting with Repeated Intratumoral Hemorrhage

Han MH, Park KS, Park SH, Hwang JH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):81-86.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.81
Supratentorial extraventricular anaplastic ependymomas are extremely rare. We report the case of a 23-year-old male with a supratentorial extraventricular anaplastic ependymoma that presented with repeated intratumoral hemorrhage. The patient was...
Intradural Clival Chordoma: A Case Report

Kim KH

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):76-80.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.76
Clival chordoma is a rare intracranial neoplasm located in the clivus with bony extension and destruction. It is difficult to resect completely and generally has a poor prognosis. However, intradural...
The Clinico-Oncologic Outcomes of Elderly Patients with Glioblastoma after Surgical Resection Followed by Concomitant Chemo-Radiotherapy

Park HK, Koh YC, Song SW

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):69-75.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.69
BACKGROUND: There have been controversies in the treatment of elderly patients with glioblastoma. We introduce the outcome of the treatment of elderly patients with glioblastoma comparing with younger patients. METHODS: The...
A Suggestion of Modified Classification of Trigeminal Schwannomas According to Location, Shape, and Extension

Jeong SK, Lee EJ, Hue YH, Cho YH, Kim JH, Kim CJ

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):62-68.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.62
BACKGROUND: Comprehensive knowledge of the anatomical features of trigeminal schwannomas (TSs) is essential in planning surgery to achieve complete tumor resection. In the current report, we propose a modified classification...
Fractionated Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Benign Perioptic Tumors: Outcomes of 38 Patients in a Single Institute

Jee TK, Seo HJ, Im YS, Kong DS, Nam DH, Park K, Shin HJ, Lee JI

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):56-61.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.56
BACKGROUND: This study was performed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fractionated Gamma Knife radiosurgery (GKRS) for perioptic lesions. METHODS: Thirty-eight patients with perioptic tumors were treated at our institute...
Treatment and Outcomes for Gangliogliomas: A Single-Center Review of 16 Patients

Song JY, Kim JH, Cho YH, Kim CJ, Lee EJ

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2014 Oct;2(2):49-55.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2014.2.2.49
BACKGROUND: Ganglioglioma is a rare and slowly growing benign tumor. We investigated the outcomes of patients who underwent different combination treatments. METHODS: Between 1998 and 2012, 16 patients, including 11 men...

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