General Introduction to the Clinical Features of Malignant Brain Tumours

  • M. F. Pell
  • D. G. T. Thomas


The incidence of primary brain tumours is difficult to assess accurately as the frequency of different tumour types depends on the source of the series which is analysed, but ranges from 4.2 per 100 000 to 12.8 per 100 000 (Brewis et al., 1966; Liebowitz and Atler, 1969). Of these, approximately 30% are astrocytomas (Percy et al. 1972).


Brain Tumour Pituitary Adenoma Intracranial Pressure Intracranial Tumour Malignant Brain Tumour 
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  • M. F. Pell
  • D. G. T. Thomas

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