Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma

Zubair Ahmad, Fouzia Rauf, Najamul Sahar Azad, Aamir Ahsan

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Subependymal giant cell astrocytomas (SEGAs) are slowly growing tumours corresponding to WHO grade I. They are intraventricular and usually occur in the setting of tuberous sclerosis complex. They often result in obstructive hydrocephalus. Treatment is usually restricted to surgical resection, recurrences are rare and long term prognosis is excellent. We present a series of three cases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)463-465
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2006


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