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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (histologic appearance)(3)

This section from a 23-year-old woman shows a classic PXA with bizarre, multinucleated giant cells, lipidized cells, EGBs, and chronic inflammatory infiltrates more prominent on the left lower aspect of the image. (Hematoxylin and eosin, 10x) (Contributed by Dr. Elena Daoud.)

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