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Spongioblastoma multiforme

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Description of Spongioblastoma multiforme

Spongioblastoma multiforme (medical condition): An aggressive primary brain tumour of the glial ...more »

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Glioblastoma:
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Spongioblastoma multiforme: Glioblastoma (also called Glioblastoma Multiforme) is the most malignant astrocytic tumor (WHO grade IV) and is composed of poorly differentiated neoplastic astrocytes. Histopathological features include cellular polymorphism, nuclear atypia, brisk mitotic activity, vascular thrombosis, microvascular proliferation and necrosis. Glioblastoma typically affects adults and is preferentially located in the cerebral hemispheres. Glioblastomas may develop from diffuse astrocytomas WHO grade II or anaplastic astrocytomas ('secondary glioblastoma'), but more frequently, they manifest after a short clinical history de novo, without evidence of a less malignant precursor lesion ('primary glioblastoma'). There are two histological variants of Glioblastoma: Giant Cell Glioblastoma and Gliosarcoma. (WHO)
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Spongioblastoma multiforme as a Disease

Spongioblastoma multiforme: Another name for Glioblastoma (or close medical condition association).
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Symptoms of Spongioblastoma multiforme (Glioblastoma)

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Treatments for Spongioblastoma multiforme (Glioblastoma)

Treatments for Spongioblastoma multiforme (Glioblastoma) include:

Treatment of Spongioblastoma multiforme: For more treatment information about Spongioblastoma multiforme, see treatment of Glioblastoma (Spongioblastoma multiforme)

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