Pineoblastoma presenting in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP): Random association, FAP variant or Turcot syndrome?

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  • Brain tumours which arise in combination with adenomatous polyposis are usually astrocytic tumours or medulloblastomas. An adult women with a pineoblastoma associated with familial adenomatous polyposis is presented. In regard to the neuro-epithelial origin of this tumour we propose that it should be included in the second category of brain tumour polyposis syndrome.
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  • Ikeda J; Sawamura Y; Van Meir EG
  • Start Page

  • 576
  • End Page

  • 578
  • Volume

  • 12
  • Issue

  • 6