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Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 139–142 | Cite as

Cerebellar neuroblastoma

A light and ultrastructural study
  • S. Yagishita
  • Y. Itoh
  • Y. Chiba
  • T. Yamashita
  • F. Nakazima
  • T. Kuwabara
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Summary

A cerebellar tumor of a 4-month-old girl was examined by light and electron microscopy. The presence of numerous synaptic vesicles in many cell processes and the occasional synaptic devices warranted the diagnosis of neuroblastoma of the cerebellum. The nature of the tumor is discussed briefly.

Key words

Cerebellar neuroblastoma Medulloblastoma Synaptic vesicle Synapse Granule cell 

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© Springer-Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Yagishita
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Y. Itoh
    • 1
  • Y. Chiba
    • 2
  • T. Yamashita
  • F. Nakazima
  • T. Kuwabara
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of PathologyKanagawa Rehabilitation CenterKanagawa-kenJapan
  2. 2.Division of NeurosurgeryKanagawa Rehabilitation CenterKanagawa-kenJapan
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryYokohama City University, Faculty of MedicineYokohama-shiJapan

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