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Brainstem glioma (2)

Microscopic section from the same patient as shown in Brainstem glioma (1). Note the moderately severe nuclear pleomorphism, microcystic changes, and mitotic figure (center of field). (Hematoxylin-eosin; x132) (Contributed by Dr. Herbert Newton.)

Associated Disorders

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