Pilocytic astrocytoma with spontaneous intracranial hemorrhages in an elderly adult.

  • Mark K. Lyons
  • Published 2007 in Clinical neurology and neurosurgery


Pilocytic astrocytomas are relatively uncommon tumors found predominantly in the pediatric population. Reports of these tumors are extremely rare in the elderly. This is a report of a 75-year-old man presenting with two spontaneous intracranial hemorrhages and subsequent resection of a pilocytic astrocytoma. The history, evaluation, radiographic features… (More)


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