Astrocytoma differential diagnosis

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Ammu Susheela, M.D. [2]

Overview

Astrocytoma must be differentiated from other space occupying CNS lesions that cause neurological symptoms such as subependymal nodule, central neurocytoma, oligodendroglioma, intraventricular meningioma, intraventricular metastasis, medulloblastoma, sarcoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, choroid plexus carcinoma and glioblastoma multiforme.

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