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Turkish Journal of Cancer
2005, Volume 35, Number 4, Page(s) 186-188
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Spinal seeding of pilocytic astrocytoma: Case report and review of the literature
MİNE GENÇ1, MURAT GÜRKAYNAK2, ABDULLAH FARUK ZORLU2, NEJAT AKALAN3, FİGEN SÖYLEMEZOĞLU4, MÜNEVVER BÜYÜKPAMUKÇU5
1Selçuk University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Konya
2Hacettepe University Medical School, Departments of Radiation Oncology, Ankara-Turkey
3Hacettepe University Medical School, Departments of Neurosurgery, Ankara-Turkey
4Hacettepe University Medical School, Departments of Pathology, Ankara-Turkey
5 Hacettepe University Medical School, Departments of Pediatric Oncology, Ankara-Turkey

A case of cerebellar pilocytic astrocytoma who developed cranial and spinal seedings, 6 years after diagnosis, was presented. The patient was still alive with progressive intracranial and stabile spinal lesions 5 years after completion of radiotherapy. [Turk J Cancer 2005;35(4):186-188].

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