Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma

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Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma

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The terms "Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma" returned 27 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The effect of everolimus on renal angiomyolipoma in pediatric patients with tuberous sclerosis being treated for subependymal giant cell astrocytoma.
 

Author(s): John J Bissler, David N Franz, Michael D Frost, Elena Belousova, E Martina Bebin, Steven Sparagana, Noah Berkowitz, Antonia Ridolfi, J Christopher Kingswood

Journal: Pediatr. Nephrol.. 2018 Jan;33(1):101-109.

 

Patients with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) often have multiple TSC-associated hamartomas, particularly in the brain and kidney.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Thyroid transcription factor-1 distinguishes subependymal giant cell astrocytoma from its mimics and supports its cell origin from the progenitor cells in the medial ganglionic eminence.
 

Author(s): Jen-Fan Hang, Chih-Yi Hsu, Shih-Chieh Lin, Chih-Chun Wu, Han-Jui Lee, Donald Ming-Tak Ho

Journal: Mod. Pathol.. 2017 03;30(3):318-328.

 

Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma is a benign brain tumor mostly associated with tuberous sclerosis complex. However, it may be misinterpreted as other high-grade brain tumors due to the presence of large tumor cells with conspicuous pleomorphism and occasional atypical features, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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EFFECTS: an expanded access program of everolimus for patients with subependymal giant cell astrocytoma associated with tuberous sclerosis complex.
 

Author(s): Andras Fogarasi, Liesbeth De Waele, Gabriella Bartalini, Sergiusz Jozwiak, Nicola Laforgia, Helene Verhelst, Borivoj Petrak, Jean-Michel Pedespan, Olaf Witt, Ramon Castellana, Stefania Crippa, Gabriella Gislimberti, Zsuzsanna Gyorsok

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Everolimus, a mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitor, has been shown to be effective and safe in the treatment of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) associated with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). The Everolimus For Fast Expanded aCcess in TSC SEGA (EFFECTS) study ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA): a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Layla Tahiri Elousrouti, Meryem Lamchahab, Nawal Bougtoub, Hinde Elfatemi, Laila Chbani, Taoufik Harmouch, Mustapha Maaroufi, Afaf Amarti Riffi

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Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma is a rare tumor that occurs in the wall of the lateral ventricle and foramen of Monro and, rarely, in the third ventricle. It is one of the intracranial lesions found in tuberous sclerosis complex (which include subependymal nodules, cortical tubers, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Everolimus tablets for patients with subependymal giant cell astrocytoma.
 

Author(s): Scott G Turner, Katherine B Peters, James J Vredenburgh, Annick Desjardins, Henry S Friedman, David A Reardon

Journal: Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2011 Oct;12(14):2265-9.

 

Better understanding of aberrantly active molecular pathways in tumors offers potential to develop more specific and less toxic therapies. Abnormal mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) complex signaling and defects in TSC1 and TSC2 have been associated with the development of subependymal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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