Pilocytic astrocytoma - with hemorrhage

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Acutely obtunded.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

Hemorrhage into a cystic posterior fossa mass, which was confirmed to be a pilocytic astrocytoma.

Case Discussion

This 12 year old boy presented acutely obtunded, and was found to have a hemorrhage into a cystic posterior fossa mass, which was confirmed to be a pilocytic astrocytoma.
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Case information

rID: 2645
Published: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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