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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 38-40

Giant cell glioblastoma in the pediatric age group: Report of two cases


1 Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Neuropathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashok K Mahapatra
Department of Neurosurgery, Room No 720, 7th Floor, CN Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansarinagar, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.111421

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Giant cell glioblastoma multiforme is a rare subgroup of glioblastoma multiforme. It constitutes about 5% of all glioblastoma cases. Pediatric giant cell glioblastoma is extremely rare. We report two such cases of giant cell glioblastoma in pediatric age group (≤18 years). The pertinent literature is reviewed regarding this uncommon entity.






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