Central neurocytoma: Clinical features of 8 cases

Maurizio Salvati, Luigi Cervoni, Riccardo Caruso, Franco M. Gagliardi

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The authors report 8 cases of central neurocytoma with a minimum follow-up of 3 years. Five patients were males and 3 females with average age of 21 years. All patients underwent surgical removal of tumor, and radiotherapy was delivered to 2 of the 3 patients in whom removal had been partial. At an average follow-up of 5 years, all patients are alive and none of them has presented signs of recurrence or progression of the disease. Some typical clinical and histological features of this tumor are pointed out.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-43
Number of pages5
JournalNeurosurgical Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997


  • central neurocytoma
  • recurrences
  • therapeutic approaches

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery


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