Glioneuronal tumour with neuropil-like islands
Author: Eman Abdelzaher, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 30 June 2014, last major update February 2012
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● Rare infiltrating astrocytomas
● Usually WHO grade II or III
● Characterized by focal, sharply outlined, round to oval islands composed of delicate, neuropil-like and synaptophysin+ matrix
● Prognosis: similar to infiltrating astrocytoma of corresponding grade
Glioneuronal tumor with neuropil islands
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