Pineoblastoma (gross pathology)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

An autopsy specimen showing a rather large pineal tumor. It was a pineoblastoma composed of highly cellular sheets of anaplastic cells with irregular hyperchromatic nuclei and brisk mitotic activity – resembling medulloblastoma and retinoblastoma.

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Case reproduced with permission, courtesy of Dr. Dharam M. Ramnani, (original case is here). All rights reserved; please see original case for copyright information. 


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