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pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

 

Definition: a rare variant of astrocytoma usually presenting early in life with seizures. The tumor is superficially located and composed of pleomorphic glial cells, lipidized astrocytes, and perivascular lymphocytes.

Synonym(s): xanthoastrocytoma

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