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Title: Peritoneal seeding of a cerebral malignant astrocytoma via a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt
Authors: Declercq, H ×
De Man, R
Vanderperre, H
De Praetere, P
Wilms, Guy #
Issue Date: Jun-1992
Series Title: Journal Belge de Radiologie vol:75 issue:3 pages:191-3
Abstract: Except for glioblastomas, metastases of astrocytomas and of intracerebral tumors are in general very rare. It is well known that the process of spreading can be provoked or accelerated by surgical procedures. The presented patient, with the initial diagnosis of grade III astrocytoma developed peritoneal metastases after placement of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt.
ISSN: 0021-7646
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Radiology
Translational MRI (+)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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