Lipomatous primitive neuroectodermal tumor with a glioblastoma component: a case report

  title={Lipomatous primitive neuroectodermal tumor with a glioblastoma component: a case report},
  author={Keisuke Ishizawa and S. Kan-nuki and Hiroo Kumagai and Takashi Komori and Takanori Hirose},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
A case of extracerebellar lipomatous primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) areas is reported. A 44-year-old woman who had been on antipsychotic agents for schizophrenia complained of hemiparesis and drowsiness. She deteriorated progressively and died 3 months later. The autopsy revealed a huge, ill-defined tumor located from right basal ganglia to brain stem. Microscopically, the tumor consisted of three distinct components: clusters of small primitive cells… CONTINUE READING
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