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Brainstem glioma (1)

Microscopic section of a moderately cellular astrocytic neoplasm from a 63-year-old male with a brainstem glioma (grade III, anaplastic). Note the mild to moderate nuclear pleomorphism without necrosis. (Hematoxylin-eosin; x132) (Contributed by Dr. Herbert Newton.)

Associated Disorders

  • Medullary astrocytoma
  • Midbrain astrocytoma
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1
  • Pilocytic brainstem glioma
  • Pontine astrocytoma