Microsurgical treatment of intracranial chondroma

Microsurgical treatment of intracranial chondroma

Publication year: 2011
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 30 June 2011
Yu, Xin , Shuyu, Hao , Junting, Zhang , Zhen, Wu , Guijun, Jia , …
Intracranial chondromas are rare benign tumors. Little data are available on the diagnosis and treatment of these tumors. Thus, we aimed to describe a large series of patients with intracranial chondroma and to analyze and discuss the clinical features and microsurgical treatment of these patients. We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 30 patients (12 males and 18 females; mean age 35.4 years; age range 16–60 years) who had pathologically confirmed intracranial chondroma treated at our hospital from September 1996 to June 2008. Surgery was performed on all 30 patients: five patients underwent postoperative radiotherapy; 26 patients were followed up…


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