Oligodendroglioma

Oligodendroglioma: headache, seizure, neuro deficits, dx w MRI (diffuse/patchy), biopsy (fried eggs/perinuclear halo)


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  • Oligodendroglioma
  • headache, seizure, neuro deficits, dx w MRI (diffuse/patchy), biopsy (fried eggs/perinuclear halo)
  • headache, seizure, neuro deficits, middle aged
  • neuro deficits
  • MRI: diffuse/patchy infiltrations, calcifications. Biopsy shows oligodendrocytes (fried eggs, round nucleus w nucleolus, perinuclear halo)
  • WHO grade 3, deletion of 1p & 19q (characteristic mutation, assoc w improved prognosis)
  • resection, rad, chemo