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Más de 80 % de los astrocitomas ubicados en el cerebelo son de grado bajo ( pilocíticos de grado I) y, con frecuencia, quísticos; la mayoría de los restantes son . de un astrocitoma quistico grado I. El enfermo ha estado libre de ataques durante 10s dos aiios que han transcurrido desde la intervencion quirdrgica y sin . Everolimus y astrocitoma subependimario de células gigantes con del componente sólido, no hay evidencia del componente quístico.

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Computed tomography revealed calcification on the periphery, mainly towards the medial surface of the lesion. Pilocytic astrocytomas show a lower creatine peak compared with that found in ependymoma and medulloblastoma radiology. The patient received treatment with platelet apheresis, corticosteroids and immunoglobulin. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here.

Outcomes in adult patients. The authors have no conflict of interests to declare. Population-based studies on incidence, survival rates and genetic alterations in astrocytic and oligodendroglila gliomas. Immunohistochemistry analysis was performed in which a glial fibrillary acidic protein of the positive glia in the fibrillar matrix and neoplastic cells was found. The long-term prognosis is good, but it is necessary to perform a follow-up, particularly in adult patients because of a higher risk of recurrence.

The case presented is of a young female adult with supratentorial location, making it a special case.

Pathol Oncol Res, 12pp. When radical surgery is not possible, particularly when the site is profound or in a critical position, radiosurgery plays an essential role in cases of minor residual tumour. Local reappearance is rare, as is cerebrospinal fluid dissemination or malignant transformation.

Astrocitoma pilocítico

Clin Neurol Neurosurg,pp. An EEG showed abnormal activity and treatment was initiated with qistico g of levetiracetam every 12 h. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 64pp. Child Nerv Syst, 26pp. She suffered from painful hepatomegaly and presented with a drop in haemoglobin. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.


Background Pilocytic astrocytoma is a rare tumour, usually occurring in paediatric ages, and mainly located in the posterior fossa.

The patient is considered cured when resection is complete. We present the case of a young adult patient with a supratentorial pilocytic astrocytoma and epilepsy.

Brain Tumor Pathol, 28pp. A year retrospective study of surgical outcomes of adult intracranial pilocytic astrocytoma. Malignant transformation to anaplastic astrocytoma in patients with pilocytic astrocytoma has been described, particularly in adults who have received adjuvant radiotherapy, but without this association being definitive. Postoperative magnetic resonance of the skull which shows total resection of the tumour: Acta Neuropathol,pp. A more favourable clinical course is likely when the lesion is superficial and if only one lobe is affected, compared with more profound or midline lesions.

J Neurooncol, 95pp. Under a Creative Commons license. Histopathology reported a low grade glial proliferation, with an extensive fibrillar matrix, small cells without atypia, extensive calcifications and piloid areas consisting of bipolar fusiform cells, and some Rosenthal fibres.

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aetrocitoma World Neurosurg, 87pp. Preoperative studies were carried out in which thrombocytopenia was identified in 21, counts. Rapid recurrence and malignant transformation of pilocytic astrocytoma in adult patients. SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. She evolved satisfactorily, with no seizures, and is still taking 1 g of oral levetiracetam every 12 h.

Grade I reflects the absence of malignant morphological characteristics. These symptoms were resolved by conservative treatment.


It was evaluated by the haematology unit which diagnosed idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. Neurological examination revealed that the patient’s mental functions, cranial nerve functions, motor system, senses and cerebellum were all within normal limits. This is the case of a 22 year-old female who presented with her current condition one week before her arrival to hospital, with generalised onset of a tonic-clonic seizure which caused mild head trauma.

To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. Neurological examination revealed that the patient’s mental functions, cranial nerve functions, motor system, senses and cerebellum were all within normal limits. The WHO classification of tumors of the central nervous system. The election treatment is surgical, and the patient is considered cured if a total resection is accomplished.

September – October Pages The presented case is interesting since, in general, a pilocytic astrocytoma is not suspected when the lesion is supratentorial. The final report was a pilocytic astrocytoma Fig. Guidelines for manuscript submission can be accessed in this website.

Astrocitoma pilocítico – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

It is a well-circumscribed, slow growing tumour. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. She has been followed up now for a little over 5 years. There were no events or complications during the procedures. Wstrocitoma Pathol Clin, 8pp. Practical molecular pathologic diagnosis of pilocytic astrocytomas.