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What is Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma?

What is Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma?

  • Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: A type of brain tumor that occurs in children and young adults. The tumor is derived from a type of cell called an astrocyte and it can occur in various parts of the brain as well as the optic pathways and the spinal cord. Malignancy is rare. Symptoms may vary depending on the size and location of the tumor.

Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: Introduction

Types of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma:

Broader types of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma:

What causes Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma?

Causes of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: see causes of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma

What are the symptoms of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma?

Symptoms of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: see symptoms of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma

Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma.
Treatments for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: see treatments for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma
Research for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma: see research for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma

Name and Aliases of Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma

Main name of condition: Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma

Other names or spellings for Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma:

JPA, Pilocytic astrocytoma, juvenile

 

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