A few neurosurgical cases with unusual diagnoses will be presented. They will be contrasted with more common forms of disorders in their respective categories and will serve as examples of how to recognize and diagnose these entities. One illustrates the importance fully studying the pathological features and having a low threshold for asking questions and obtaining appropriate special studies rather than making snap judgments about diagnoses.
Dates and Times
Start: 11/29/2017 12:00 PM
End: 11/29/2017 1:00 PM
1. Know the most common type of pediatric malignant brain tumors and the key diagnostic features.
2. Learn how to recognize and diagnose a disorder that you have never heard of.
3. Know some of the important molecular alterations that are found in central nervous system neoplasms.
Level 2, Room 749
Stony Brook, NY 11794
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