Glioblastoma NOS

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


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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Case information

rID: 12349
Published: 13th Nov 2010
Last edited: 22nd May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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