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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
astrocytoma +     
adult astrocytic tumour +  
Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma  
brain stem astrocytic neoplasm 
cerebellar astrocytoma +   
Desmoplastic Cerebral Astrocytoma of Infancy 
diencephalic astrocytomas 
fibrillary astrocytoma  
gemistocytic astrocytoma 
glioblastoma multiforme +   
A malignant form of astrocytoma histologically characterized by pleomorphism of cells, nuclear atypia, microhemorrhage, and necrosis. They may arise in any region of the central nervous system, with a predilection for the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, and commissural pathways. Clinical presentation most frequently occurs in the fifth or sixth decade of life with focal neurologic signs or seizures.
gliofibroma 
grade III astrocytoma  
juvenile astrocytoma +  
Melanoma Astrocytoma Syndrome  
optic nerve astrocytoma +  
pilocytic astrocytoma +   
pilomyxoid astrocytoma 
pineal gland astrocytoma 
pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma  
protoplasmic astrocytoma 
spinal cord astrocytoma 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: GBM ;   Giant Cell Glioblastoma ;   Giant Cell Glioblastomas ;   Glioblastomas ;   adult glioblastoma multiforme ;   glioblastoma ;   grade IV adult astrocytic tumor ;   grade IV astrocytoma ;   grade IV astrocytomas ;   primary glioblastoma multiforme ;   spongioblastoma multiforme
Narrow Synonyms: GLIOBLASTOMA, SOMATIC ;   glioblastoma multiforme, somatic
Primary IDs: MESH:D005909
Alternate IDs: RDO:0005677
Xrefs: GARD:2491 ;   NCI:C129295 ;   NCI:C3058 ;   NCI:C39750 ;   NCI:C9094
Definition Sources: MESH:D005909, http://cancergenome.nih.gov/cancersselected/glioblastomamultiforme, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glioblastoma_multiforme, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20129251, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23029035

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