Glioblastoma NOS (corpus callosum)

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Headache and motor deficit.

Patient Data

Age: 25-30 years
Gender: Female

A large heterogeneous mass with cystic areas seen involving the body of the corpus callosum and extending into the frontal lobes bilaterally. The mass shows avid mainly peripheral enhancement, peripheral diffusion restriction, and mild perifocal oedema.

Case Discussion

Differential diagnosis includes glioblastoma (favoured), lymphoma, and metastasis.

Note: IDH mutation status is not provided in this case and according to the current (2016) WHO classification of CNS tumours, this tumour would, therefore, be designated as a glioblastoma NOS.

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Case information

rID: 23020
Published: 14th May 2013
Last edited: 30th May 2017
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