Gliomatosis cerebri: report of an atypical case

Clin Neuropathol. Jan-Feb 1995;14(1):13-8.

Abstract

Gliomatosis cerebri (GC) is a rare, diffusely infiltrating tumor of neuroepithelial origin. The clinical diagnosis is difficult since GC is a diffuse and progressive disease of the central nervous system (CNS). Non-specific findings can be detected by computed tomography (CT) whereas, according to some authors, the extent of this tumor can be accurately depicted by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In this paper the neuroradiologic, neuropathologic and immunohistochemical features in a further case of GC are reported.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms / pathology
  • Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / analysis
  • Glioma / diagnosis*
  • Glioma / diagnostic imaging
  • Glioma / pathology
  • Humans
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

Substances

  • Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein