Biological characteristics and outcomes of Gliosarcoma

Fauzan Alam Hashmi, Adnan Salim, Muhammad Shahzad Shamim, Muhammad Ehsan Bari

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Abstract

Gliosarcoma is a highly aggressive primary brain tumour.It is a relatively rare tumour and comprises of two histological components, glial and sarcomatous.Gliosarcomas carry a poorer prognosis than that of Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM).The current review highlights important histological and radiological features of gliosarcoma in the light of recent literature, and also touches upon the treatment options and outcomes of various types of gliosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1276-1277
Number of pages2
JournalJPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Volume68
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2018

Keywords

  • Brain tumour
  • Glioma
  • Sarcoma

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