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Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma
A rare low-grade astrocytoma characterized by a benign, slowly growing lesion typically arising in the wall of the lateral ventricles, composed of large ganglioid astrocytes. The tumor corresponds to WHO grade I and typically occurs during the first two decades of life in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. Most patients present with worsening of epilepsy or symptoms of increased intracranial pressure.
ORPHA:251618Classification level: Disorder
A summary on this disease is available in Español (2020) Français (2020) Nederlands (2020)
- Clinical practice guidelines
- English (2011, pdf) - BNOS
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