Glioblastoma multiforme in a 12 years old boy

Kamal Eldein Hamed Mohamed, Salah Osman Salah

Abstract


This is a rare case of a ft twelve-year-old male child, who presented with headache and convulsions.
MRI showed 5x5 cm right tempro-parietal mass. Surgery was performed, and histopathology and immunehistochemistry confrmed the diagnosis of gliobastoma multiforme. He received external beam radiotherapy
in a dose of 54 Gy in 27 fractions, concomitant with daily oral Temozulamide, followed by adjuvant monthly Temozulamide for six months. He remained well and died two and half years after treatment due to disease
progression.

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