Aggressive Rosette Forming Glioneuroma: Case Report and Review of the Literature

  •  Michael Frelinghuysen    
  •  Francisco Luna    
  •  Loreto Spencer    
  •  Sebastián Vigueras    
  •  Fernando Andrade    
  •  Ilson Sepúlveda    
  •  Tamara Gonzalez    


We report the case of a patient who presented a pineal tumor. A partial resection was performed. The biopsy showed a glioneuroma rosette forming tumor, considered as WHO grade I. The patient was observed for 13 months and experienced significant tumor growth. Radiotherapy was performed. Instead of scarce evidence of the topic and treatment modalities in this type of tumors; radiotherapy was performed. The patient has been stable and asymptomatic.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1927-4858
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-4866
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: semiannual

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