TITLE

Glioblastoma in a boy with fragile X: an unusual case of neuroprotection

AUTHOR(S)
Kalkunte, R.; Macarthur, D.; Morton, R.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2007, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p795
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Glioblastomas in children usually occur in the brainstem and are often untreatable and associated with an extremely poor prognosis. Such tumours may however occur in supratentorial locations more typically associated with adult gliomas, where the outcome is more variable, but still poor. We report the case of a boy with fragile X who also developed an inoperable midbrain glioblastoma, but who has survived 8 years after diagnosis.
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26522965

 

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