volume 49, issue 3, P199-207 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s1676-24442013000300007
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Abstract: Introduction: Glial and neuroglial cell neoplasms comprise pilocytic astrocytoma (PA), pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) and ganglioglioma (GG), which share various similarities, though PA has better prognosis. As ganglion cells (GC) may be scarce in GG and these gangliogliomas may recur or progress to grade III, an accurate diagnosis is essential. Objectives: The aim was to identify GC and eosinophilic granular bodies (EGB) in PA and PXA, to evaluate its effect on patient's outcome and compare them with GG.…

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