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Brainstem glioma (9)

T2-weighted MRI (TR 7500/TE 96) of patient shown in Brainstem glioma (7), showing extension of the tumor into the left midbrain. Note the hyperintense mass, which causes mild expansion and distortion of the cerebral peduncle. (Contributed by Dr. Herbert Newton.)

Associated Disorders

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