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Clin Neuropathol. 1999 May-Jun;18(3):109-12.

Spreading of metastases into cranial tumors: metastasis of a breast carcinoma to a pilocytic astrocytoma.

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  • 1Institute of Pathology, Laboratory of Neuropathology, University, Köln, Germany.

Abstract

The case of a 29-year-old patient with metastasis of a breast carcinoma to a pilocytic astrocytoma is presented. Review of this exceptional occurrence is given. Discussing the possible causes of this coincidence we suggest that the phenomenon is probably an accidental event.

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