Varieties

The pathological classification of intrinsic cerebral tumors is various and, at times, confusing. A clear account is to be found in the standard work by Russell and Rubinstein [2]. We are concerned here primarily with the slow-growing gliomas of the cerebral hemispheres that are found in adults, so the list below will not, therefore, include the various astrocytomas found in children, such as optic pathway astrocytomas, brainstem gliomas and pilocytic cerebellar astrocytomas, some of which are truly benign in the sense of being curable by surgical resection. These essentially pediatric tumors can, however, occasionally be found in young adults.

Low-grade gliomas may be classified into the following categories:

Astrocytoma (grades I and II) Oligodendroglioma Mixed oligoastrocytoma

Miscellaneous, includingganglioglioma, pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma and neurocytoma

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