Glioblastoma NOS

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Early onset seizure with three attacks on two weeks duration.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
CT

A peripherally enhancing mass is present int he left temporal lobe. 

MRI

A peripherally enhancing, centrally non-enhancing, mass is present int he left temporal lobe with mass effect. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have surgery and histology demonstrated a glioblastoma. 

Note: This case predates the recent (2016) revision WHO classification of CNS tumours and IDH status is not available. As such, this tumour would now be classified as a glioblastoma NOS.

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Case information

rID: 8878
Case created: 7th Mar 2010
Last edited: 20th May 2017
Tags: brain, tumour
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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