Central neurocytoma: a synopsis of clinical and histological features.

  title={Central neurocytoma: a synopsis of clinical and histological features.},
  author={Jacques Hassoun and Fiğen S{\"o}ylemezoğlu and Danielle Gambarelli and Dominique F. Figarella-Branger and Klaus von Ammon and Paul Kleihues},
  journal={Brain pathology},
  volume={3 3},
The central neurocytoma is a supratentorial, often calcified brain tumour affecting young adults and is typically located in the lateral ventricles in the region of the foramen of Monro. Clinically, the tumour causes signs of increased intracranial pressure, visual and mental disturbances and, occasionally, pyramidal or endocrine symptoms. By light microscopy, the tumour is composed of small round cells in a delicate fibrillary matrix. Tumour cells consistently show features of neuronal… CONTINUE READING