Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma

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The terms "Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma" returned 39 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Glioblastoma multiforme versus pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with anaplastic features in the pathological diagnosis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Shoko M Yamada, Hideki Murakami, Yusuke Tomita, Makoto Nakane, Soichiro Shibui, Mikiko Takahashi, Masashi Kawamoto

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) with anaplastic features should be strictly distinguished from glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2016

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MGMT Promoter Methylation and BRAF V600E Mutations Are Helpful Markers to Discriminate Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma from Giant Cell Glioblastoma.
 

Author(s): Laura-Nanna Lohkamp, Maren Schinz, Claire Gehlhaar, Katrin Guse, Ulrich-Wilhelm Thomale, Peter Vajkoczy, Frank L Heppner, Arend Koch

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Giant Cell Glioblastoma (gcGBM) and Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) are rare astroglial tumors of the central nervous system. Although they share certain histomorphological and immunohistochemical features, they are characterized by different clinical behavior and prognosis. Nevertheless, ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2016

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Primary Meningeal Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma With Anaplastic Features: A Report of 2 Cases, One With BRAF(V600E) Mutation and Clinical Response to the BRAF Inhibitor Dabrafenib.
 

Author(s): Aisulu Usubalieva, Christopher R Pierson, Christina A Kavran, Kristin Huntoon, Oleksandr N Kryvenko, Theodore G Mayer, Weiqiang Zhao, Jack Rock, Mario Ammirati, Vinay K Puduvalli, Norman L Lehman

Journal: J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol.. 2015 Oct;74(10):960-9.

 

Primary meningeal gliomas are rare tumors composed of a heterogeneous group of neoplasms. We present 2 clinically aggressive cases of primary meningeal pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma that clinically mimicked meningioma. One case presented in the posterior fossa of a 56-year-old woman; ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2015

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The terms "Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Angiomatous pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Yue-Feng Jiang, Yang Liu, Ye-Lin Wang, Hong-Yi Cao, Liang Wang, Hong-Tao Xu, Qing-Chang Li, Xue-Shan Qiu, En-Hua Wang

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma is rare, accounting for <1 % of all central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms. Angiomatous pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma is an extremely rare variant of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, with only six cases reported thus far.

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2016

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Cerebellar pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Hidehiro Takei, Emilie Rouah, Meenakshi B Bhattacharjee

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is an uncommon tumor of young adults that typically occurs supratentorially. It is generally considered to be a low-grade, circumscribed tumor that when treated by surgical resection has a relatively favorable outcome. Cases of cerebellar PXA are ...

Last Updated: 11 Aug 2015

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Spinal pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma companied with periventricular tumor.
 

Author(s): Xintong Zhao, Xiaochun Jiang, Xiangming Wang

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Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) is a low grade tumor that occurs in supratentorial area of children and young adult. In the previous reports, PXA of spinal cord or multicentre was extremely rare. A 60-year-old patient of spinal PXA and periventricular tumor presented with waist ...

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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; Brainstem Glioma

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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