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Infiltrative Astrocytomas (Diffuse Astrocytoma, Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Glioblastoma)

  • Christine E. Fuller
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Abstract

Infiltrative astrocytomas represent a diverse group of glial tumors of variable degree of malignancy that share in common the qualities of astrocytic differentiation and an inherent ability to diffusely invade CNS parenchyma.

Keywords

Diffuse astrocytoma Anaplastic astrocytoma Glio­blastoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christine E. Fuller
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA

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