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Medical Term:

cerebellar astrocytoma


a variant of astrocytoma located in the cerebellum occurring mostly in children, consists of two architectural patterns on microscopy including a loose reticular pattern and a more compact often-spindled cell pattern.

Synonym(s): juvenile cerebellar astrocytoma

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