CNS tumor
Features to report (excludes pituitary neoplasms)

Topic Completed: 01 January 2006

Revised: 3 January 2019, last major update January 2006

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Features to report (excludes pituitary neoplasms). website. Accessed January 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Specimen type
  • Specimen size (greatest dimension, additional dimensions are optional)
  • Tumor site
  • Tumor size (greatest dimension, additional dimensions are optional)
  • Histologic type
  • Histologic grade (WHO I - IV, other, cannot be determined, not applicable)
  • Margins (involved, uninvolved, cannot be assessed, not applicable)
  • Results of additional studies performed (electron microscopy, cytogenetics, molecular testing, immunohistochemistry)
  • References: Arch Pathol Lab Med 2001;125:1162