Pilocytic astrocytoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Follow-up MRI in a brain tumour that had been biopsied 10 years before. The patient had also undergone radiotherapy (gamma knife) and ventriculo-peritoneal shunting.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Periventricular cystic/solid mass. Marked leukopathy of the corpus callosum, probably resulting from irradiation.

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Case information

rID: 15669
Published: 31st Oct 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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