Glioblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

13 year old female known case of astrocytoma at foramen of Monro referred for further evaluation.

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Female
Modality: CT
Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

Pathology:

Immunohistochemistry:

Neoplastic cells are positive for GFAP (polyclonal) and P53.

Ki-67 showed nuclear immunostaining in more than 20% of neoplastic cells.

CD-31 is positive in endothelial cells.

Diagnosis:

High grade glioma consistent with glioblastoma multiforme.

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Case Information

rID: 12467
Case created: 27th Nov 2010
Last edited: 10th Dec 2015
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