Rosette-forming glioneural tumor

Case contributed by Dr Luciano Villarinho


Lifelong history of headaches, worsening for the past 2 months. Every time she turned her head to the back she would feel dizzy and get a severe headache.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Non-enhancing mass with multiple cysts in the third ventricle extending to bilateral thalami, tectum and pineal region

Case Discussion

Stereotactic biopsy demonstrated Rosette-forming glioneural tumor (WHO Grade I).

As the patient became less symptomatic, no treatment was performed at this point. Patient will follow-up yearly.

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