Combined pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma-ganglioglioma of the cerebellum.

  title={Combined pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma-ganglioglioma of the cerebellum.},
  author={Andrew J. Evans and Iffiat Fayaz and Michael D. Cusimano and Normand Laperriere and Juan Manuel Bilbao},
  journal={Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine},
  volume={124 11},
Combined pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma-ganglioma is a rare neoplasm, occurring in patients younger than 30 years. The clinical course of these tumors is difficult to predict because of their rarity. We report a case of combined pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma-ganglioma that, in addition to the patient's age, is unusual in several respects. The lesion was located in the cerebellar vermis of a 60-year-old man and was radiographically solid. Histologically, there was an admixture of markedly… CONTINUE READING