Glioblastoma NOS (splenium)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Headaches, dizzyness, nausea.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female
MRI

Infiltrating tumour involving both hemispheres across the posterior corpus callosal body and splenium. Peripheral enhancement and central non-enhancement suggesting necrosis. 

Case Discussion

Pathologically proven glioblastoma involving both cerebral hemispheres, with butterfly glioma morphology. 

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: 15422
Case created: 15th Oct 2011
Last edited: 26th May 2017
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