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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

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Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.51 no.4 São Paulo Nov. 1993 

Meduloblastoma desmoplásico: fatores histológicos de prognóstico


Desmoplastic medulloblastoma: histologic features of prognostics



João Norberto StávaleI; José Roquennedy Souza CruzII

IProfessor Adjunto-Doutor. Departamento de Anatomia Patológica da Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM)
IIMonitor. Departamento de Anatomia Patológica da Escola Paulista de Medicina (EPM)




As alterações histológicas de oito casos de meduloblastoma desmoplásico são investigadas e comparadas às do meduloblastoma clássico. As neoplasias histológicamente menos malignas foram as do grupo do meduloblastoma desmoplásico, caracterizadas por menor frequência de necrose, menor índice mitótico e alterações nucleares leves.

Palavras-chave: meduloblastoma desmoplásico, tumor neuroectodérmico primitivo.


The histological features of eight cases of desmoplastic medulloblastoma were investigated and compared to classic medulloblastoma. The most benign histologic neoplasms belong to the group of desmoplastic medulloblastoma, characterized by low necrosis, low mitosis and light nuclear pleomorphism.

Key words: desmoplastic medulloblastoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor.



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Aceite: 25-março-1993.



Dr. João Norberto Stávale — Departamento de Anatomia Patológica, Escola Paulista de Medicina - Rua Botucatu 740 - 04023-900 São Paulo SP - Brasil.

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