Elevated CSF gamma globulins with cerebral 'glioma'

E. A. Neuwelt, J. H. Garcia, O. Kolar, K. Rao, T. Ducker

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A patient with a 6 yr history of seizures and a shorter history of a progressive hemiparesis, had a glioma. A partial frontal lobectomy was performed. The cerebrospinal fluid, 38 days postoperatively, prior to irradiation, had an increase in gamma globulins. Following cranial irradiation the CSF gamma globulin level returned to normal and the hemiparesis disappeared. The significance of these CSF changes is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)107-110
Number of pages4
JournalSurgical neurology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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