Janus-faced: holocord pilocytic astrocytoma and its different biological behavior in the pediatric age group

F. Ebner, J. Schittenhelm, F. Roser, H.G. Scheel-Walter, M. Schuhmann & M. Tatagiba
Objective: To describe two pediatric cases of holocord pilocytic astrocytoma with completely different clinical and biological behavior. The surgical indication and management strategy of this rare tumor entity are critically discussed. Methods: Two cases of young female patients (11 and 13 years)[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]