Cerebellar pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: case report.

  title={Cerebellar pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: case report.},
  author={Dan Wasdahl and Bernd Walter Scheithauer and Brian T Andrews and Rachel A Jeffrey},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={947-50; discussion 950-1}
We report a case of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma occurring in the midline cerebellum of a 48-year-old woman. Radiological, histological, immunohistochemical, and flow cytometric findings are discussed. Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma typically occurs in the superficial cerebral hemispheres of young patients. To our knowledge, this is the first report of the occurrence of this neoplasm in the cerebellum. The English literature is reviewed with regard to the clinicopathological features of this… CONTINUE READING

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