CNS tumor
Features to report (excludes pituitary neoplasms)

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 12 September 2017, last major update January 2006

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

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Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Features to report (excludes pituitary neoplasms). website. Accessed October 20th, 2018.
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