By Matthew J. Schniederjan MD, Daniel J. Brat MD PhD
This can be a functional consultant and concise reference that may be a significant other textual content for the overall surgical pathologist, trainees in pathology and neuropathology, and clinicians who deal with sufferers with neurological ailments that require surgical sampling.
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The tumor’s epicenter usually lies within the white matter. Areas of brain permeated by neoplastic cells are often expanded, causing subtle mass effects on surrounding structures. Spread from one hemisphere to the other along the corpus callosum or a commissure is typical for infiltrating astrocytomas. 39 40 ——— BIOPSY INTERPRETATION OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM FIGURE 3-1 T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows increased signal in areas with higher water content (edema) and demonstrate the extension of grade II astrocytomas through white matter, here reaching to the contralateral hemisphere.
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Biopsy Interpretation of the Central Nervous System by Matthew J. Schniederjan MD, Daniel J. Brat MD PhD