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A Rare Case of Brain Gliosarcoma in a Paediatric Age Group: A Case Report

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 4)

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Page : 620-621

Keywords : gliobastoma variant; paediatric age; gliosarcoma;

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Gliosarcoma, a variant of glioblastomais a rare primary malignant neoplasm of the central nervous system. It characteristically displays bimorphichistopathological architecture consisting of both gliomatous (WHO grade 4) and sarcomatous components.They share genetic, clinical, and prognostic similarities with GBM. Hence, it is not unusual that they are treated in a fashion similar to the GBM[4,5].We report a rare case of paediatric age patient having right side temporal region tumor excised after proper pre-operative work up and post operatively patient have been counselled to undergo chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

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