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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 20(12); 1991 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1991;20(12): 1093-1097.
Surgical Experience of Multiple Recurrent Astrocytoma: Case Report.
Hwa Seung Park, Dae Nung Kim, Man Su You, Sang Nam Park, Sang Yong Kim, Dong Youl Rhee
Departments of Neurosurgery, Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital, Pusan, Korea.
ABSTRACT
The treatment of recurrent supratentorial glioma is one of the most challenging and at the same time one of the oldest problem in neurosurgery, especially in case of multiple recurrence. We have experienced 15-year-old male, multiple recurrent supratentorial glioma patient who was subjected to 6 times of operation, radiation therapy and chemotherapy druing 5 year follow-up period. We reveiewed the literature and discussed about recurrent rate, malignant change, method of management and indication of reoperation in low grade glioma.
Key Words: Low-grade glioma; Recurrence; Malignant change; Reoperation
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