Turkish Neurosurgery 2016 , Vol 26 , Num 5
Astroblastoma: Case Report and Review of Literature
Mohamed I. BARAKAT, Mohamed G. AMMAR, Hosni M. SALAMA, Safwat ABUHASHEM
Zagazig University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Egypt DOI : 10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.9408-13.2 Astroblastoma is a rare and distinct type of aggressive glial tumor for which there is much confusion regarding the diagnostic criteria. We present a case of astroblastoma and review all relevant literature, aiming to discuss astroblastoma from the clinical, pathological, management, and prognostic points of view in an attempt to discover more of its secrets and to introduce a standard approach to its diagnosis and management. Keywords : Astroblastoma, Brain tumors, Glioma
Corresponding author : Mohamed I. Barakat, mohamedebarakat@hotmail.com