Glioblastoma NOS

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Headache and right sided weakness.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

A large left sided mass with central non-enhancement and peripheral nodular enhancement and restricted diffusion is present surrounded by tumor edema. 

On the right, seen only on the T2/FLAIR images is a temporal region of high T2 signal. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have a biopsy and debulking which confirmed the diagnosis of glioblastoma

Note: This case predates the recent (2016) revision WHO classification of CNS tumors and IDH status is not available. As such, this tumor would now be classified as a glioblastoma NOS.

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Case information

rID: 7798
Published: 7th Dec 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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