Glioblastoma NOS

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


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Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

A large right frontal mass with peripheral enhancement and restricted diffusion and central non-enhancement (presumably necrosis) is noted which bulges towards the left between the falx and the anterior cerebral arteries as well as involving the genu of the corpus callosum. 

Case Discussion

Characteristic features of a glioblastoma (proven at surgery/histology). 

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: 7792
Published: 7th Dec 2009
Last edited: 21st May 2017
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