Cerebral pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma associated with NF1: an updated review with a rare atypical case from Africa


The occurrence of cerebral pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) in individuals with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is very rare. We present a 10-year-old Nigerian boy with NF1 who was found to harbor a thalamic-lateral ventricular solid mass lesion whose histologic and immunohistochemical findings were in keeping with PXA. We also carried out an updated… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10143-011-0362-1


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