Focal neuronal gigantism: A rare complication of therapeutic radiation

John R. Gaughen, T. D. Bourne, D. Aregawi, L. M. Shah, D. Schiff

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Radiation therapy, a mainstay in the treatment of many brain tumors, results in a variety of well-documented acute and chronic complications. Isolated cortical damage following irradiation represents an extremely rare delayed therapeutic complication, described only twice in the medical literature. We report this rare delayed complication in a patient following treatment of a right frontal anaplastic oligodendroglioma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1933-1935
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Nov 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology


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