Anaplastic oligodendroglioma NOS

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Chronic history of progressively worsening headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

A large, heterogenous frontal lesion with neovascularity and mass effect is noted.

Case Discussion

Post-operative histology results showed that this was an anaplastic oligodendroglioma (WHO grade 3).

Anaplastic oligodendrogliomas are mostly located within the frontal lobe and are often partially calcified. The peak incidence occurs within middle age, however, it may occur at all ages as seen with this case.

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Case information

rID: 76636
Published: 29th Apr 2020
Last edited: 29th Apr 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Greys Hospital

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