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Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 367–369 | Cite as

Neurofibrillary tangles, granulovacuolar degeneration and argentophilic bodies in a third ventricle tumour

  • Ivan Janota
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Summary

An unusual third ventricle hamartoma containing nerve cells with neurofibrillary tangles, granulovacuoles and globoid bodies is reported in a 48 year old man.

Key words

Third Ventricle Hamartoma Neurofibrillary Tangles Granulovacuolar Degeneration 

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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivan Janota
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeuropathologyInstitute of PsychiatryLondonEngland
  2. 2.The Maudsley HospitalLondon

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