Pathology of gliomas

Ada Baisre, Nitin Agarwal, Amyn M. Rojiani

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This chapter seeks to provide the reader with a concise, yet comprehensive andcurrent review of the pathologic features of the most frequently encountered gliomas inclinical practice.Gliomas are tumors of neuroepithelial tissue origin and the term glioma refers to abroad class of neoplasmswhich includes all tumors thought to arise from glial cells, i.e.astrocytes, oligodendrocytes and ependyma.The World Health Organization (WHO) classification and grading of CentralNervous System (CNS) tumors will be used all through the chapter, since it is thepreferred scheme used by most clinical and research disciplines to define, diagnose, maketherapeutic decisions and dictate prognosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGliomas
Subtitle of host publicationSymptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Options
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781626180895
StatePublished - May 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Medicine


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