Neuropath - Brain Tumors

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  1. Tumors commonly seen at the Interventricular Foramen of Monroe
    • Neurocytoma
    • SEGA (subependymal giant cell astrocytoma)
    • Colloid Cyst
  2. Cystic tumors associated with a mural nodule
    • Infratentorial – JPA and Hemangioblastoma
    • Supratentorial – PXA (> kids) and Gangliocytoma (> adults)
  3. Tumors of the Fourth Ventricle
    • Floor -Ependymoma
    • Roof - Medulloblastoma
  4. Diffuse Fibrillary Astrocytoma (G2)
  5. Diffuse Fibrillary Astrocytoma (G2)
  6. Eosinophilic Granular Body

    in Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma (PEXA)
  7. Ependymoma
  8. Fried Eggs

    in Neurocytoma
  9. Fried Eggs and Chiken Wire

    in Oligodendroglioma
  10. Glioblastoma Multiforme
  11. Herring Body

    in Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma (JPA)
  12. Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma (JPA)
  13. Meningioma
  14. Myxopapillary Ependymoma
  15. Oligodendroglioma
  16. Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma
  17. Pseudopallisading Necrosis (in GBM)
  18. Psamomma Bodies

    (in Meningioma)
  19. Small Blue Cells

    in Medulloblastoma
  20. Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma (SEGA)

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Neuropath - Brain Tumors
2012-02-23 12:31:20
Neurology Pathology Brain Tumors

Overview of common tumors of the central nervous system
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