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Brain atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor in an adult with long-term survival: Case report and review of literature


1 Department of Radiotherapy, Abderrahmen Mami Hospital, Ariana, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, University of Tunis-El Manar, Tunisia
2 Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Neurology, Tunis, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, University of Tunis-El Manar, Tunisia
3 Department of Pathology, Rabta Hospital, Tunis, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, University of Tunis-El Manar, Tunisia
4 Department of Pathology, Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Sfax, Faculty of Medicine of Sfax, University of Sfax, Tunisia
5 Department of Neuroradiology, National Institute of Neurology, Tunis, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, University of Tunis-El Manar, Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, University of Tunis-El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Khalil Ghedira,
Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Neurology, Rabta, 1007, Tunis
Tunisia
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DOI: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_554_18

Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) represents a rare malignant embryonic tumor of infant and early childhood. Its prognosis remains dismal despite aggressive multimodal treatment. We report the case of a 24-year-old male who was diagnosed with left parietal AT/RT after total resection and who is still in good health and recurrence free 4 years after surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy.


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