Volume 3, Issue 9 (4-1994)                   jour guilan uni med sci 1994, 3(9): 40-46 | Back to browse issues page

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Mo’in H. Glioblastoma Multiforme in Children, A Case-Report . jour guilan uni med sci. 1994; 3 (9) :40-46
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Glioblastoma multiforme is the most malignant primary brain tumor .It usually occurs in the 5th and 6th decades of life and is rare in childern. In this paper a case of glioblastoma multiforme is reported in a ten year - old child who presented with two weekchr('39')s history of headache with no neurological defect.C.T scan revealed å right frontal mass with massive surrounding oedema.
He was operated 5 times within 2.5 years due to rapid recurrences and had chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
This article with presenting such a patient intends to discuss the following points:
 1- Headache in children may be a symptom of malignant brain tumor.
2- Glioblastoma multiforme can occur in childern.
3- With aggressive treatment a patient can expect several years of survival .
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/04/14 | Accepted: 2019/04/14 | Published: 2019/04/14

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