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Primary intracranial choriocarcinoma.
  1. R Page,
  2. B Doshi,
  3. M M Sharr


    Two cases of primary intracranial choriocarcinoma are reported. One patient died with raised intracranial pressure and pulmonary metastases whereas the second patient, who was diagnosed early, has remained well a year after chemotherapy. Human chorionic gonadotrophin level estimation in serum and cerebrospinal fluid is a useful marker in suspected cases, and chemotherapy following biopsy appears to be the treatment of choice.

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