Glioblastoma NOS

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Presented with increasing headaches.


CT images show a mass in right occipital lobe surrounded by vasogenic oedema. A non-contrast study has its limitations in a better evaluation of the lesion, a MRI study was requested. 


MRI shows a right occipital mass with central necrosis and intense surrounding enhancement.

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 11458
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 21st May 2017
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