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Brainstem glioma (6)

Unenhanced CT of a 63-year-old man with right-sided palsy of cranial nerve III and left-sided weakness. The scan demonstrates isodense enlargement and asymmetry of the right cerebral peduncle and midbrain. Biopsy proved anaplastic astrocytoma. (Contributed by Dr. Herbert Newton.)

Associated Disorders

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