9380/3 Glioma, malignant
|Tumours of the central nervous system|
|ICD-O-3 topography code:||C70, C71 and C72|
|ICD10:||C70, C71 and C72|
A malignant tumor of neuroepithelial tissue. This term may be used to describe one of a number of primary neoplasms of the brain and spinal cord, including glioblastomas, astrocytomas oligodendrogliomas and ependymomas. Malignant gliomas are the most common primary tumors of the brain.