Asian Journal of Neurosurgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 733--736

Supratentorial embryonal tumor in adult patient: Case report and literature review


Juan Esteban Munoz Montoya1, Paula Santamaria Rodríguez2, Diana Paola Duarte Mora1, Mónica Sofia Benavidez Rojas3, Elsa Jimena Cortes Jaramillo3, Leonardo Andrés Chacón Zambrano1 
1 Departament of Neurosurgery, Hospital Militar Central, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Bogotá, Colombia
2 Departament of Medicine, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia
3 Departament of Pathology, Hospital Militar Central, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Bogotá, Colombia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Juan Esteban Munoz Montoya
Department of Neurosurgery, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Bogotá
Colombia

Embryonal tumors are the new nomenclature of the primitive neuroectodermal tumors or PNET. Their supratentorial location and their manifestation in adult population are not very frequent. Embryonal tumors are conformed from undifferentiated neuroepithelial cells that have the ability to show differentiation to several cell lines. Next is presented a case from an adult male patient with a clinical headache pictures and convulsions. With imaging study that shows a meningeal enhancement with frontal lobe infiltration with histopathological study of embryonic tumor with areas of glial differentiation.


How to cite this article:
Munoz Montoya JE, Santamaria Rodríguez P, Duarte Mora DP, Benavidez Rojas MS, Cortes Jaramillo EJ, Chacón Zambrano LA. Supratentorial embryonal tumor in adult patient: Case report and literature review.Asian J Neurosurg 2020;15:733-736


How to cite this URL:
Munoz Montoya JE, Santamaria Rodríguez P, Duarte Mora DP, Benavidez Rojas MS, Cortes Jaramillo EJ, Chacón Zambrano LA. Supratentorial embryonal tumor in adult patient: Case report and literature review. Asian J Neurosurg [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Nov 24 ];15:733-736
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