Astrocytoma - grade II

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Behavioral changes, drowsiness and attacks of convulsion

Patient Data

Age: 19 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Diffuse enlargement and abnormal signal alteration of both thalami, caudate nuclei, insular regions and medial temporal cortices bilaterally. They display iso intense signal in T1 and bright signal in T2/FLAIR without diffusion restriction or post contrast enhancement.

Diagnosis: Grade II astrocytoma (pathologically proven)

Case Discussion

 Grade II astrocytoma (pathologically proven)

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Case information

rID: 22908
Case created: 3rd May 2013
Last edited: 7th Dec 2015
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