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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 52  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 482--486

Accelerated cerebral vasculopathy after radiation therapy to the brain


Departments of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham, Little Rock, Arkansas - 72205, USA

Correspondence Address:
Jose A Penagaricano
Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham Slot 771, Little Rock, Arkansas - 72205
USA
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PMID: 15626839

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Brain irradiation is commonly used for many primary brain malignancies. We will present two cases of post-radiation vasculopathy of large arteries of patients who received radiation therapy to the brain as part of their tumor management. We will underscore the significance of this condition and suggest the overall management of patients receiving brain radiation at an early age.






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