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CNS Pathology

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Updated 2007-03-02 18:02

CNS Pathology

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Glioblastoma multiformepseudopalisading, nuclease
MeningiomaWhorls
SchawnomaCN VIII (Bilateral=NF2)
Oligodendrogliomaintracerebral mass, calcifications
Pilocytic astrocytomadiffusely infiltrating, rosenthal (eosinophilic, corkscrew) fibers
Medulloblastomacerebellum
Hemangioblastomaassociated with Von Hippel Lindau
Craniopharyngiomabenign childhood tumor confused w/ pituatary adenoma, calcifications common
Ependymoma4th ventricle tumor in kids, spinal cord tumor in adults
Ehlors Danloscollagen vascular disease, berry aneurysm
Guillon BarreFlu like, ascending symmetrical muscle weakness, cross-rxn to myelin
Tuberous sclerosfacial red nodules, seizures, renal angiomyelolipoma, rhabdomyoma
Neuroblastomamalignant neuroblasts resembling neural crest cells proliferating in adrenal medulla, sympathetic ganglia, rarely CNS. (not pheocromocytoma)
Grows in a diffuse patternAstrocytoma, Glioblastoma multiforme
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