xanthoastrocytomamedical dictionary


Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, a rare variant of astrocytoma usually presenting early in life with seizures. The tumour is superficially located and composed of pleomorphic glial cells, lipidised astrocytes, and perivascular lymphocytes.

Synonyms: xanthoastrocytoma.

(05 Mar 2000)

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