Glioblastoma NOS (gross pathology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Tumor measuring 9x8x7cm in the left temporal lobe with central necrosis and hemorrhage. Subfalcine herniation to the right side.

Case Discussion

Glioblastoma diagnosed 2 years prior to eventual death due to aspiration pneumonia.

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.

Case reproduced with permission, courtesy of Dr. Katharina Glatz, Basel, Switzerland, (original case at is here). All rights reserved; please see original case for copyright information. 

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rID: 27812
Published: 21st Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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