Diffuse astrocytoma NOS

Case contributed by Paresh K Desai



Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


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 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 tumors, this tumor would, therefore, be designated as a probable diffuse astrocytoma NOS.

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