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Disease Glioblastoma

Name Glioblastoma
Synonyms Astrocytoma, Grade IV | Astrocytomas, Grade IV | Giant Cell Glioblastoma | Giant Cell Glioblastomas | Glioblastoma, Giant Cell | Glioblastoma Multiforme | Glioblastomas | Glioblastomas, Giant Cell | Grade IV Astrocytoma | Grade IV Astrocytomas
Definition A malignant form of astrocytoma histologically characterized by pleomorphism of cells, nuclear atypia, microhemorrhage, and necrosis. They may arise in any region of the central nervous system, with a predilection for the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, and commissural pathways. Clinical presentation most frequently occurs in the fifth or sixth decade of life with focal neurologic signs or seizures.
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D005909
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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroectodermal Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Glioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Astrocytoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Glioblastoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Glioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Astrocytoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Glioblastoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuroectodermal Tumors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Glioma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Astrocytoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Glioblastoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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