Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

Muktha R. Pai, Hema Kini, C. V. Raghuveer

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma is an unusual brain tumour of children with a favourable prognosis The tumour takes origin from subpial astrocytes of the cerebral cortex. Histologically proliferation of spindle cells, mono and multinucleated giant cells containing lipid droplets and the absence of necrosis are distinctive features. Herein we report the morphological and immunophenotypical features of a case of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-331
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Microbiology (medical)


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