gliomatosis cerebri

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gli·o·ma·to·sis ce·re·bri

a diffuse intracranial neoplasm of astrocytic origin.
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Mitochondrial DNA as a clonal tumor cell marker: Gliomatosis cerebri. J Neurooncol 2003; 61:1.5.
Presentation patterns and outcome of gliomatosis cerebri. Oncol Lett.
Value of diagnosis and differential diagnosis of MRI and MR spectroscopy in gliomatosis cerebri. Eur J Radiol.
Con estos nuevos estudios clinicos y persistiendo el deterioro clinico, se considero la necesidad de realizar una biopsia cerebral por estereotaxia para confirmar la posibilidad diagnostica de una gliomatosis cerebri versus un linfoma primario del sistema nervioso central.
Ello fue compatible con gliomatosis cerebri (figuras 4, 5 y 6).
La gliomatosis cerebri fue descrita inicialmente como una neoplasia cerebral poco comun.
Late-onset obsessive compulsive disorder associated with possible gliomatosis cerebri. World J Biol Psychiatry 2009: 22:1-4.
Examination of magnetic resonance imaging fluid-attenuation inversion recovery sequences has already become a routine procedure, and fluid-attenuation inversion recovery is the sequence of choice for subtle, noncontrast-enhancing lesions, such as gliomatosis cerebri, in which its advantages include exquisite sensitivity and lack of the background ventricular and subarachnoid space cerebrospinal fluid signal "noise" seen in T2-weighted sequences.
RADIOLOGICAL DIAGNOSIS: Gliomatosis Cerebri Type II, with left frontal lobe lesion rapidly transformed into Glioblastoma Multiforme
Gliomatosis Cerebri is a rare primary brain tumor that is very aggressive and resistant to therapy.
Table 1 Differential diagnoses: Types of white matter disorders Category Example Genetic Metachromatic leukodystrophy Demyelinative Multiple sclerosis Infectious AIDS dementia complex Inflammatory Systemic lupus erythematosus Toxic Toluene leukoencephalopathy Metabolic Vitamin B12 deficiency Vascular Binswanger's disease * Traumatic Traumatic brain injury Neoplastic Gliomatosis cerebri Hydrocephalic Normal pressure hydrocephalus * Degenerative dementia caused by thinning of subcortical white matter of the brain AIDS: acquired immune deficiency syndrome Source: Reference 1 HISTORY Missing information
(1,3) Other similar entities include neurosarcoidosis, vasculitis, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, gliomatosis cerebri, CNS lymphoma and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome.