Glioblastoma NOS

Case contributed by Dr Ibrahim Desouki

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Right parietal intraaxial intracerebral irregular marginated mass lesion with grade II vasogenic edema. It extends into and expands the splenium of the corpus callosum. 

Case Discussion

This lesion was biopsied and was confirmed to represent a glioblastoma (GBM). 

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: 16576
Published: 30th Jan 2012
Last edited: 21st May 2017
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