SCImago Journal & Country Rank
This journal is a member of, and subscribes to the principles of, the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)
2000, Volume 16, Number 3-4, Page(s) 097-099
[ Abstract ] [ PDF ] [ E-Mail to Editor ]
"PROLIFERATING CENTRAL" NEUROCYTOMA: CASE REPORT
İlhan ELMACI, Özlem KURTKAYA, Aydın SAV, M. Necmettin PAMİR
Marmara Üniversitesi Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, Marmara Üniversitesi Nörolojik Bilimler Enstitüsü Nöropatoloji Bölümü
Abstract
Central neurocytomas are 0.25-0.5% of all intracranial tumors. They occur frequently in young adults and in the intraventricular location. They present a good prognosis if they can be resected totally. It is suggested that when the tumour has a high proliferative index (MIB1-LI>2%) its clinical presentation can be more aggressive and radiotherapy can be required even after total excision. Central neurocytoma which has a proliferative index of more than 2%, may have more aggressive biological behaviour and poor clinical outcome, regardless of the histological atypia. The presented case had MIB1-LI >2% (4.3%) and radiotherapy was applied.
[ Top ] [ Abstract ] [ PDF ] [ E-Mail to Editor ]