Glioblastoma NOS

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain


Headache, decreased vision and lack of concentration of 3 weeks duration.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

MRI brain demonstrates a left occipital lobe intra-axial mixed solid and cystic lesion associated with vasogenic edema and mass effect.

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have surgery, and histology confirmed the diagnosis of glioblastoma

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 glioblastoma NOS

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