glial tumor

glial tumor

Neurology A 1º CNS tumor arising in neurons and neural processes. See Brain tumor.
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Although they are the most common intramedullary glial tumor in adults, ependymomas are the second most common spinal cord neoplasms in children.
Regardless of grade, however, removing as much of a glial tumor as possible is critical to the patient's outcome, said Matthew Quigley, MD, director of AGH's Division of Neurosurgical Oncology.
It is a rare glial tumor that usually appears submucosally as a pedunculated mass in the midline, attached to the nasal septum.
Promoter-based isolation and assessment of differential gene expression by stage-defined glial tumor stem cells University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Principal Investigator: Kristin R.
Malignant glial tumor arising from the site of a previous hamartoma/ganglioglioma: coincidence or malignant transformation?
Synaptophysin or neuron-specific enolase positivity on immunohistochemistry, or the presence of typical or abortive synapses, neurosecretory granules or neuritic processes on ultrastructural examination, demonstrate the neuronal lineage of the tumor cells, not found in glial tumor and support the diagnosis of CN (p.
5) Therefore, the correct identification of a glial tumor as an oligodendroglioma is a very significant step in guiding further therapy.
Among consistent findings in the glial tumors was expression of glial fibrillary acidic protein, variably sized regions of necrosis (Figure 1, panel E), and high mitotic activity.
15) Recent studies have suggested that glial tumors harboring IDH mutations have a more favorable outcome, which may soon help stratify patient status and to tailor therapy.
ONS Clinical Lectureship: Heads Up on Diagnosis and Treatment of Glial Tumors
Biologically, it is the most malignant of glial tumors and also is the most likely to metastasize, primarily to the lymph nodes, lung, bone, and liver.