Primary Spinal Glioblastoma Multiforme: A Case Report and Review of The Literature


KARACA F. , Afsar C. U. , Erkurt E. , TUNALI C. , ARSLANTAŞ H. S. , KOCABAS C.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, vol.31, no.2, pp.366-376, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH
  • Page Numbers: pp.366-376

Abstract

Introduction: Primary spinal glioblastoma multiforme is a very rare disease with high morbidity and mortality rates. No definite treatment algorhythm can be constituted, but multimodal treatment regimens have been administered. Aim of the treatment is to excise the mass nearly completely, and then application of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in a short period.