Rapid progression of early delayed radiation effect in pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

Kyung Jae Park, Shin Hyuk Kang, Hoon Kap Lee, Yong Gu Chung

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Abstract

Early delayed radiation effects are known to occur within several months after completing radiotherapy for brain tumors. We present marked changes of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan that occurred one month after radiotherapy in a patient with a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, which was eventually diagnosed as an early delayed radiation effect. Such an early development of dramatic MRI change has not been reported in patients treated with radiotherapy for pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)564-567
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Korean Neurosurgical Society
Volume46
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec

Keywords

  • Blood brain barrier
  • Delayed radiation effect
  • Low grade glioma
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
  • Radiation therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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