Post radiation sarcoma (malignant fibrous histiocytoma) of the cervical spine following ependymoma (a case report)

Sahba Q. Nadeem, Lynn G. Feun, Jocelyn H. Bruce-Gregorios, Barth Green

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Abstract

A case is reported of a 36 y/o man treated with radiation therapy for cervical cord ependymoma who developed malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the cervical spine 15 years later. Pathology revealed the sarcoma adjacent to the recurrent ependymoma. Post-radiation sarcomas following treatment of central nervous system malignancies is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-268
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of neuro-oncology
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1991

Keywords

  • pendymoma
  • post radiation
  • sarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Oncology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cancer Research

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