2. Sudden Death in a Child due to Rare Endocranial Neoformation

S. Buzzi, C. Verdura, S. Arlati, M. Colecchia

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A case of unexpected death in a six-year-old child, who died after a period of non-specific symptoms and clinical signs, is described. The cause of death was a pilocytic astrocytoma of the pontocerebellar angle, rare with regard to location and histology. The authors have reviewed the literature, which was scanty.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-178
Number of pages3
JournalMedicine, Science and the Law
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health Policy
  • Law


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