Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Vertebral Canal Invasion of Cervical Lipoblastoma in Childhood: A Case Report

Akira Takebayashi 1 , Tsukasa Hori 1 , Masaki Yamamoto 1 , * , Kotoe Iesato 1 , Keita Igarashi 1 , Naoki Hatakeyama 1 , Yukinori Akiyama 2 , Masahiko Wanibuchi 2 , Shintaro Sugita 3 , Yoshiyuki Sakai 4 , Minami Yoda 4 and Hiroyuki Tsutsumi 1
Authors Information
1 Departments of Pediatrics, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
2 Departments of Neurosurgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
3 Departments of Surgical Pathology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
4 Department of Pediatrics, Hakodate Municipal Hospital, Hakodate, Japan
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: 28 (6); e68869
  • Published Online: September 17, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: March 23, 2018
  • Revised: June 28, 2018
  • Accepted: August 3, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.68869

To Cite: Takebayashi A, Hori T, Yamamoto M, Iesato K, Igarashi K, et al. Vertebral Canal Invasion of Cervical Lipoblastoma in Childhood: A Case Report, Iran J Pediatr. Online ahead of Print ; 28(6):e68869. doi: 10.5812/ijp.68869.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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