Cite this page: Glioneuronal tumour with neuropil-like islands. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cnstumorglioneuronal.html. Accessed February 23rd, 2018.
Definition / general
- 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