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A Case of Coincidental Intrasellar Chordoma and Pituitary Adenoma

Park S, Kim HS, Park KS, Nam TK, Park YS, Kwon JT, Kim KT

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):49-52.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.49
Although chordomas are midline tumors, primarily intrasellar chordomas are extremely rare. In this report, the authors describe the case of a 68-year-old female with partial abducens nerve palsy in the...
Cutaneous Anaplastic Large T-Cell Lymphoma with Invasion of the Central Nervous System: A Case Report

Seo HN, Seo JH, Lee CY, Song J, Kim JH, Kim HW

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):45-48.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.45
Anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma (ALCL) encompasses different clinical entities that can be aggressive or localized. Scalp anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-negative ALCL is considered a localized lymphoma, and usually extends to...
Fourth Ventricle Neurenteric Cyst Mimicking Hemangioblastoma

Choe E, Hwang K, Choe G, Kim CY

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):42-44.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.42
This report presents a case of fourth ventricle neurenteric cyst (NE cyst) mimicking hemangioblastoma, which developed in a 50-year-old woman. A tiny enhancing mural portion of the fourth ventricle in...
Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma Presenting with Tumoral Bleeding: A Case Report

Kim JY, Jung TY, Lee KH, Kim SK

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):37-41.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.37
We report a rare case of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) associated with tumoral bleeding in a pediatric patient without tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). A 10-year-old girl presented with a...
Toxoplasmic Encephalitis in Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

Lee SB, Lee TG

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):34-36.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.34
Toxoplasmic encephalitis (TE) is an opportunistic infection found in immunocompromised patients and TE related cerebral mass lesion is often reported in acquired immunodeficiency acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients. However, incidence...
Primary Central Nervous System Vasculitis Mimicking a Cortical Brain Tumor: A Case Report

Lee JS, Jung TY, Lee KH, Kim SK

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):30-33.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.30
We report a case of primary central nervous system vasculitis (PCNSV) mimicking a cortical brain tumor. A 25-year-old woman presented with a 2-week history of headache and transient right hemiparesis....
Fourth Ventricular Lesions in Metastatic Gliomas: A Rare Predilection?

Khan MN, Poulin A, Essig M

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):24-29.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.24
Over the course of five years, a total of ten cases were collected of glioma patients in whom a distant lesion at the fourth ventricle was noted. A ‘distant lesion’...
An Updated Nationwide Epidemiology of Primary Brain Tumors in Republic of Korea, 2013

Dho YS, Jung KW, Ha J, Seo Y, Park CK, Won YJ, Yoo H

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):16-23.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.16
BACKGROUND: This report aims to provide accurate nationwide epidemiologic data on primary brain and central nervous system (CNS) tumors in the Republic of Korea. We updated the data by analyzing...
Systematic Analysis of Clinical Outcomes Following Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Central Neurocytoma

Bui TT, Lagman C, Chung LK, Tenn S, Lee P, Chin RK, Kaprealian T, Yang I

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):10-15.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.10
Central neurocytoma (CN) typically presents as an intraventricular mass causing obstructive hydrocephalus. The first line of treatment is surgical resection with adjuvant conventional radiotherapy. Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) was proposed as...
Bevacizumab in Recurrent Glioma: Patterns of Treatment Failure and Implications

Li Y, Ali S, Clarke J, Cha S

  • Brain Tumor Res Treat.
  • 2017 Apr;5(1):1-9.
  • doi: 10.14791/btrt.2017.5.1.1
Glioblastoma, the most common primary malignant brain tumor in adults, is highly aggressive and associated with a poor prognosis. Bevacizumab, a monoclonal antibody against the vascular endothelial growth factor receptor,...

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