Some contributions of electron microscopy to the diagnosis of brain tumors

A. Hirano

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Selected examples of neoplasms of the central nervous system are reviewed in which the electron microscope has been instrumental in establishing the diagnosis. These include ependymoma, ependymoblastoma, epithelial cyst, paraganglioma in the cauda equina and cerebellar neuroblastoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-128
Number of pages10
JournalActa neuropathologica
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1978



  • Cerebellar neuroblastoma
  • Ependymoblastoma
  • Ependymoma
  • Epithelial cysts
  • Paraganglioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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