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Multicentric spinal cord and brain glioblastoma without previous craniotomy

Sayoa A. de Eulate-Beramendi, Kelvin M. Piña-Batista, Victor Rodrigo, Hector E. Torres-Rivas, Juan C. Rial-Basalo

Date of publication: 07-Jul-2016

Background:Glioblastoma multiforme (GBS) is a highly malignant glioma that rarely presents as an infratentorial tumor. Multicentric gliomas lesions are widely separated in site and/or time and its incidence has been reported between 0.15 and 10%. Multicentric gliomas involving supratentorial and infratentorial region are even more rare. In most cases, infratentorial disease is seen after surgical manipulation or radiation therapy and is usually located in the cerebellum or cervical region.

Metastatic brain tumor from urothelial carcinoma of the prostatic urethra

Kohei Morita, Masashi Oda, Masaomi Koyanagi, Masaaki Saiki

Date of publication: 07-Jul-2016

Background:Urothelial carcinoma occurs in the bladder, upper urinary tract, and lower urinary tract, including prostatic urethra. A majority of the reported cases of intracranial metastasis from urothelial carcinoma originates from the bladder and upper urinary tract. Brain metastasis from urothelial carcinoma of the prostatic urethra has not yet been reported in the literature.

Glioblastoma multiforme of the optic chiasm: A rare case of common pathology

Kirill A. Lyapichev, Amade Bregy, Adrienne Cassel, Chelsea Handfield, Jose Velazquez-Vega, Matthew D. Kay, Gregory Basil, Ricardo J. Komotar

Date of publication: 07-Jul-2016

Background:Malignant optic and chiasmatic gliomas are extremely rare, and are classified pathologically as anaplastic astrocytoma or glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Approximately 40 cases of optic GBM in adults have been reported in the literature, and only five of them were described to originate from the optic chiasm.

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