Neurological Surgery No Shinkei Geka Volume 10, Issue 1 (January 1982)

Extraneural Metastasis of Ependyinorna:A ease report and review of the literature Masaharu ITOH 1 , Ryuichi TSUGANE 1 , Masaki OHYA 1 , Ken NOJIRI 1 , Osamu SATO 1 , Tomoyuki MORI 2 1Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Tokai University 2Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Tokai University Keyword: Ependymoma , V-P shunt , Ertraneural metastasis pp.73-80
Published Date 1982/1/10
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The authors reported a case of the 4th ventricleependymomawhich metastasized on the spinal cord, in the thirdand thelateral ventricles and in the abdominal cavitythrough theV-Pshunt.

This patient was 2 years and 6 months old (July, 1977) ather onset of symptoms. On Sept. 26, 1977, she wasoperatedand subtotally removed the 4th ventricle tumorfollowed byV-P shunt and received 4500 rads to the wholle skullandlocal region over a course of 5 weeks. She dischargedcheerfully without neurological deficit.

2nd admission (October 11, 1978); Since October 5,1978,she began to walk bending herself and complainlumbago.

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Neurological Surgery 脳神経外科
10巻1号 (1982年1月)
電子版ISSN 1882-1251 印刷版ISSN 0301-2603 医学書院