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Spontaneous Regression of Thoracic and Extraperitoneal Glial Implants in Child With Gliomatosis Peritonei After Resection of Ovarian Teratoma

Webman, Rachel MD*; Talishinskiy, Toghrul MD*; Raetz, Elizabeth MD; Lala, Shailee MD; Tomita, Sandra MD*

Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: April 2015 - Volume 37 - Issue 3 - p 230–231
doi: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000230
Clinical and Laboratory Observations

Gliomatosis peritonei is a rare condition associated with ovarian teratomas. Even rarer is extraperitoneal gliomatosis. We present a case of extraperitoneal gliomatosis with pleural implants and implants within the flank muscles, which regressed after resection of the primary tumor.

Departments of *General Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery

Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology

Radiology, Division of Pediatric Radiology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Reprints: Sandra Tomita, MD, Department of General Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, 530 First Ave, Suite, 10 W, New York, NY 10016 (e-mail:

Received January 31, 2014

Accepted June 26, 2014

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