Glioblastoma NOS (student teaching)

Discussion:

This patient presented with new onset seizures and on imaging had an ill-defined enhancing mass on CT which had features in keeping with glioblastoma on MRI.

This diagnosis was confirmed with pathology following resection.

In patients with new seizures, with or without residual neurology, prompt imaging is strongly advised.

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Thanks to Dr Hani Salam who contributed this case to Radiopaedia.org. The original case and further images can be found here.

Note: IDH mutation status is not provided in this case and according to the current (2016) WHO classification of CNS tumors, this tumor would, therefore, be designated as a glioblastoma NOS

 

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