Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

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Modality: MRI

Right temporal mass with a slight T1 hypersignal strip suggesting haemorrhagic component and presents with post contrast enhancement. 

Case Discussion

A pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma is type of rare low grade astrocytoma (WHO Grade II) found in young patients who typically present with temporal lobe epilepsy.

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Case Information

rID: 11779
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 17th Sep 2015
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