Orphanet: Astroblastoma

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Disease definition

Astroblastoma is a very rare glial neoplasm of the central nervous system, most often with an intra-axial peripheral supratentorial location in one hemisphere of the frontal or parietal lobes and usually presenting in infants and young adults with symptoms of vomiting, loss of consciousness, epileptic seizures and headaches.


  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Childhood, Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: C71.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0334587
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10635
  • MedDRA: -

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