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Anaplastic oligodendroglioma

Disease definition

A rare glial tumor characterized by a grade III oligodendroglial tumour with focal or diffuse anaplastic features. It typically occurs in the supratentorial white matter. Histologically, the cells are enlarged and epithelioid with pleomorphic and increased size nuclei, a vesicular chromatin pattern and prominent nucleoli. Most patients present with seizures.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: C71.9
  • OMIM: 137800  616568
  • UMLS: C0334590
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9472
  • MedDRA: 10026659

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