Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

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The terms "Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma" returned 26 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with anaplastic features: a case report.
 

Author(s): Sadiya Niamathullah, S Sivaselvam, Mitra Ghosh, Siddhartha Ghosh

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;57(1):101-4.

 

Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma has been considered as an astrocytic tumor with relatively favorable prognosis. It corresponds to WHO Grade-II neoplasm. Recently, several patterns with relatively poor prognosis have been recorded and a new concept of "PXA with anaplastic features" has ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2014

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DNA methylation alterations in grade II- and anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.
 

Author(s): Ramón Martínez, F Javier Carmona, Miguel Vizoso, Veit Rohde, Matthias Kirsch, Gabriele Schackert, Santiago Ropero, Werner Paulus, Alonso Barrantes, Antonio Gomez, Manel Esteller

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is a rare WHO grade II tumor accounting for less than 1% of all astrocytomas. Malignant transformation into PXA with anaplastic features, is unusual and correlates with poorer outcome of the patients.

Last Updated: 28 Mar 2014

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Immunohistochemistry is highly sensitive and specific for detection of BRAF V600E mutation in pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma.
 

Author(s): Cristiane M Ida, Julie A Vrana, Fausto J Rodriguez, Mark E Jentoft, Alissa A Caron, Sarah M Jenkins, Caterina Giannini

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High frequencies of the BRAF V600E mutation have been reported in pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA). Recently, a BRAF V600E mutation-specific antibody has been developed and validated. We evaluated the immunohistochemical (IHC) detection of BRAF V600E mutation in PXA by comparing ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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The terms "Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical, radiological, and therapeutic features of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: report of three patients and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): D van Roost, R Kristof, J Zentner, H K Wolf, J Schramm

Journal: J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatr.. 1996 Jun;60(6):690-2.

 

Two out of three patients with pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma were initially misdiagnosed and correctly interpreted only at tumour recurrence, with progression to malignancy in one. The third patient presented with a remarkably long history of epilepsy. Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma ...

Last Updated: 19 Jul 1996

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18F-DOPA-PET in Planning Surgery in Patients With Gliomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Acoustic Schwannoma; Adult Anaplastic (Malignant) Meningioma; Adult Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Adult Anaplastic Ependymoma; Adult Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Adult Brain Stem Glioma; Adult Choroid Plexus Neoplasm; Adult Craniopharyngioma; Adult Diffuse Astrocytoma; Adult Ependymoblastoma; Adult Ependymoma; Adult Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Adult Glioblastoma; Adult Gliosarcoma; Adult Grade I Meningioma; Adult Grade II Meningioma; Adult Medulloblastoma; Adult Mixed Glioma; Adult Myxopapillary Ependymoma; Adult Oligodendroglioma; Adult Papillary Meningioma; Adult Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma; Adult Pineoblastoma; Adult Pineocytoma; Adult Primary Melanocytic Lesion of Meninges; Adult Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Adult Subependymoma; Childhood Cerebellar Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood Cerebral Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Choroid Plexus Neoplasm; Childhood Craniopharyngioma; Childhood Ependymoblastoma; Childhood Grade I Meningioma; Childhood Grade II Meningioma; Childhood Grade III Meningioma; Childhood Infratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Mixed Glioma; Childhood Supratentorial Ependymoma; Malignant Adult Intracranial Hemangiopericytoma; Medulloepithelioma; Newly Diagnosed Childhood Ependymoma; Recurrent Adult Brain Neoplasm; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Brain Stem Glioma; Recurrent Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma; Recurrent Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri; Recurrent Childhood Gliosarcoma; Recurrent Childhood Medulloblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pineoblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma; Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Untreated Childhood Brain Stem Glioma; Untreated Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Untreated Childhood Glioblastoma; Untreated Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri; Untreated Childhood Gliosarcoma; Untreated Childhood Medulloblastoma; Untreated Childhood Oligoastrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Oligodendroglioma; Untreated Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Pineoblastoma; Untreated Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Untreated Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor; Untreated Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma

 

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2015

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A Phase I Study of Mebendazole for the Treatment of Pediatric Gliomas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Glioma, Astrocytic; Optic Nerve Glioma; Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Glioblastoma Multiforme; Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Gliosarcoma; Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma; DIPG; Low-grade Glioma

 

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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Crizotinib in Treating Young Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Solid Tumors or Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors; Lymphoma; Neuroblastoma; Unspecified Childhood Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific

 

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2015

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