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Glioblastoma in a 20-year-old female patient after Chikungunya infection

Authors: L.O. MourĂ£o, L. Delmonico, A.S. Moreira, K.R. Bulsara, T. Da Luz, R.T. Silvestre, A.C.B. Koifman, L.C. Guida, G.N. Soares, M.G.C. Carvalho, M.H. Ornellas and G. Alves

We describe the case of a 20-year-old female patient who died 4 months after the diagnosis of a glioblastoma (GBM). The tumor emerged nearly a month after a Chikungunya (CHIKV) infection and displayed positivity to Citomegalovirus (CMV) DNA. The immunohistochemical studies revealed GFAP positivity in rare cells, IDH-1 positive, vimentin positive, ATRX pos.. Read More»

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