Clinical Neuroscience

["Gangliocytoma" cerebelli ]

PÁSZTOR Emil1, SLOWIK Felicia1

MAY 01, 1969

Clinical Neuroscience - 1969;22(05)

[We describe a rare case of a so-called "gangliocytoma cerebelli". We discuss the clinical picture and the possibilities of an effective surgical solution. Based on our pathological studies, we consider this lesion, which is still controversial in the literature, to be a hamartoblastoma. ]


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