Diffuse astrocytoma NOS

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

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Seizures

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
MRI

A well circumscribed high T2, partially FLAIR suppressing mass in the right superior frontal gyrus is present with elevated choline peak and myoinositol. Features are in keeping with a low-grade glioma.

Case Discussion

Note: IDH mutation status is not provided in this case and according to the current (2016) WHO classification of CNS tumours, this tumour would, therefore, be designated as a probable diffuse astrocytoma NOS.

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Case information

rID: 10853
Case created: 28th Sep 2010
Last edited: 15th Jun 2017
Tag: tumor
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