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2003, Volume 19, Number 3-4, Page(s) 065-068     
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DESMOPLASTIC MEDULLOBLASTOMA: REPORT OF 2 CASES
Mustafa Fuat AÇIKALIN, Nilüfer TEL, Dilek İLGİCİ, Murat VURAL
Osmangazi Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Patoloji ABD, Osmangazi Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Beyin Cerrahisi ABD

Although medulloblastoma is considered as a pediatric tumor, it may occur less frequently in adolescents or rarely in adults. But the desmoplastic histological variant, which is observed in approximately 15% of pediatric cases, has been demonstrated to be present in up 50% of adults cases. In this article, we report two cases of desmoplastic medulloblastoma and discuss the clinicopathological features of desmoplastic medulloblastomas, with review of the literature.

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