9492/0 Gangliocytoma


Definitions

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

A well differentiated, slowly growing neuroepithelial neoplasm composed of irregular clusters of mature neoplastic ganglion cells, often with dysplatic features. The stroma consists of non-neoplastic glial elements and a network of reticulin fibres, often in perivascular location 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



. Affected are predominantly children (mean age, 10 years) and adolescents who typically present with seizures.