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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 50  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84--6

Germinoma of the basal ganglia : a case report and review of literature.

J Elizabeth, G Menon, RN Bhattacharya, VV Radhakrishnan 
 Department of Pathology, Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvanthapuram, India., India

Correspondence Address:
J Elizabeth
Department of Pathology, Sree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvanthapuram, India.
India

Germs cell tumors of extrapineal region are extremely uncommon. The clinicopathological features of germinoma in the basal ganglia, in a 21 year old male are presented in this report. Post-operative radiotherapy is advocated, in view of the good radiosensitivity of these tumors.


How to cite this article:
Elizabeth J, Menon G, Bhattacharya R N, Radhakrishnan V V. Germinoma of the basal ganglia : a case report and review of literature. Neurol India 2002;50:84-6


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Elizabeth J, Menon G, Bhattacharya R N, Radhakrishnan V V. Germinoma of the basal ganglia : a case report and review of literature. Neurol India [serial online] 2002 [cited 2020 May 29 ];50:84-6
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