Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


A single image from a contrast enhanced CT of the brain demonstrating a large left frontal lobe cystic lesion with a peripherally located enhancing nodule. This was confirmed to be a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.

Case Discussion

Author: The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

Original file: here

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rID: 36407
Published: 19th May 2015
Last edited: 1st Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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