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- Not a specific subtype, but a group of entities with similar gross features
- Usually low grade unless cysts contain necrotic material
- Macroscopic cysts are associated with cerebellar pilocytic astrocytoma
End of CNS tumor > Astrocytic tumors > Cystic astrocytoma
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