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Disease definition

Glioblastomas are malignant astrocytic tumors (grade IV according to the WHO classification).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • GBM
    • Glioblastoma multiforme
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: C71.9
  • OMIM: 137800  613029
  • UMLS: C0017636  C1621958
  • MeSH: D005909
  • GARD: 2491
  • MedDRA: 10018336  10018337

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