9384/1 Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma


Definitions

Tumours of the central nervous system
ICD-O-3 topography code: C70, C71 and C72

A benign, slowly growing tumor (WHO grade I), typically arising in the wall of the lateral ventricles and composed of large ganglioid astrocytes. It is the most common CNS neoplasm in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex and typically occurs during the first two decades of life 1
 
Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2007



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