Anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma


A case of anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) in a 9-year-old girl is reported. Histological features of PXAs are cellular pleomorphism of GFAP-positive cells, with intracytoplasmic lipidic vacuoles and a reticulin network, bizarre giant cells, low mitotic activity, and lack of necrosis and of endothelial vascular proliferations. These tumors are… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s003810050040


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@article{Bayindir1997AnaplasticPX, title={Anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma}, author={Çiçek Bayindir and Naci Balak and Aykut Karasu and Derya Kasaroğlu}, journal={Child's Nervous System}, year={1997}, volume={13}, pages={50-56} }