Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma of the spinal cord: Case report

Masaya Nakamura, Kazuhiro Chiba, Morio Matsumoto, Eiji Ikeda, Yoshiaki Toyama

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The authors present clinical, radiological, and pathological features in a patient with a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) of the spinal cord. To their knowledge, this is only the second report of a spinal cord PXA. In addition they provide a review of the literature on these tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)72-75
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery: Spine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Jul 1


  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
  • Spinal cord tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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