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April 1978

Spinal Intramedullary Glioblastoma With Intracranial Seeding: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations

From the Neurosurgery Section (Dr Renaudin), and Pathology Service (Drs Enriques and Tomiyasu), Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital and the UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, and the Division of Neurology (Dr Andrews), County of Los Angeles/Harbor General Hospital, Torrance, CA.

Arch Neurol. 1978;35(4):244-245. doi:10.1001/archneur.1978.00500280062013

• Approximately one year after partial removal of an intramedullary glioblastoma at T12, a patient was admitted to Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital with signs and symptoms of an intracranial tumor. We describe the unusual occurrence of intracranial seeding from spinal glioblastoma and review this rare condition and the possible mechanism involved.

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