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A. EBRAHIMI NEJAD A, ZAREE A. ISOLATED CEREBRAL METASTASIS OF HEPATOBLASTOMA IN A 3-YEAR OLD CHILD. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2000; 14 (2) :185-186
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-887-en.html

From the Departments of Neurosurgery Kerman University of Medical Sciences. Kerman, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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Hepatoblastoma (HB) is a rare tumor of infancy and childhood manifesting with hepatomegaly and abdominal distention. It is seen with increased frequency in association with congenital hemihypertrophy and renal anomalies. Metastases to other organs, including the lungs, lymph nodes and even ovaries is well known. But cerebral metastasis of this tumor, especially in the absence of metastasis to other organs, has not yet been reported. In this paper a 3-year old male child with congenital hemihypertrophy and isolated metastasis of HB to the brain is presented.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Neurosurgery