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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

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Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.30 no.2 São Paulo June 1972 

Corioepitelioma com metástases cerebrais


Chorionepithelioma with brain metastases



Pedro Camilo A. PimentelI; Adalberto Agamez JaramiloII; Carlos Alberto ValenteIII; Paulo Pinto PupoIV

IDepartamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia da Escola Paulista de Medicina: Assistente voluntário
IIDepartamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia da Escola Paulista de Medicina: Residente do Departamento de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia
IIIDepartamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia da Escola Paulista de Medicina: Residente de Clínica Cirúrgica
IVDepartamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia da Escola Paulista de Medicina: Prof. Titular de Neurologia




Os autores relatam um caso de metástases cerebrais de corioepitelioma em paciente de 30 anos de idade, internada por apresentar um tumor abdominal, amenorréia e cefaléia. O diagnóstico inicial fôra de gravidez normal e neoplasia do trato digestivo. Após breve revisão da literatura são comentadas as repercussões neurológicas deste tipo de neoplasia.


A case of cerebral metastatic chorionepithelioma, with post-mortem examination in a 30 years old female patient having an abdominal tumor, amenorrhea and headache is reported. The initial diagnosis was that of normal pregnancy and neoplasm of the digestive tract. A review of the literature is made and the neurological repercussion of this tumor is discussed.



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