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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 455

Ganglioglioma of conus medullaris in a patient of neurofibromatosis type 1: A novel association?


Department of Neurosurgery, SMS Medical College and Hospital, JLN Marg, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ilangovan Vijay Sundar
No 6, Bharathi Nagar First Street, North Usman Road, T.Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.145088

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Ganglioglioma of the conus region is quite rare with only 12 reported cases. Ganglioglioma shares biologic features with neurofibromatosis leading to suggestions that the co-existence of the two diseases may be more than coincidental. We report a case of ganglioglioma of the conus medullaris in a patient of neurofibromatosis and explore the possible association of the two diseases.


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