Primary embryonal-cell carcinoma of the parietal lobe. Case report

R. F. Koeleveld, A. R. Cohen

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A case of primary embryonal-cell carcinoma of the parietal lobe is reported. The unusually chronic presentation of such a malignant tumor is described. The atypical computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of this lesion are presented. Review of the literature yielded no previous reports of a lobar embryonal-cell carcinoma. The rarity of intracranial germ-cell tumors presenting off the midline is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)468-471
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes


  • brain neoplasm
  • embryonal-cell carcinoma
  • germ-cell tumor
  • parietal lobe

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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