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Medulloblastoma. , et al. ), WHO classification of tumours of the central nervous system, fourth ed. IARC, Lyon, pp. 131–140. , 1990. Molecular genetics in the pathology and diagnosis of retinoblastoma. Brain Pathol. 1, 25–32. , 2007. Tumorigenesis in the brain: location, location, location. Cancer Res.

The tumors are circumscribed with negligible capacity for invasive spread, frequently nodular, and multicystic with calcifications. They arise in the wall of the lateral ventricles at the level of the basal ganglia or, less commonly, adjacent to the third ventricle. The tumor cells exhibit a wide spectrum of cytoarchitectures: small elongated cells in a variably fibrillated matrix, intermediate size polygonal cells, and variable numbers of giant, ganglion-like cells. 37) and neurotransmitters with variable ultrastructural features suggestive of neuronal differentiation, including microtubules, occasional dense-core granules, and rare synapse formation (Lopes & VandenBerg 2007).

Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma The subependymal giant cell astrocytomas (SEGA), almost always arise during the first two decades in association with the tuberous sclerosis complex (Lopes et al 2007). The tumors are circumscribed with negligible capacity for invasive spread, frequently nodular, and multicystic with calcifications. They arise in the wall of the lateral ventricles at the level of the basal ganglia or, less commonly, adjacent to the third ventricle. The tumor cells exhibit a wide spectrum of cytoarchitectures: small elongated cells in a variably fibrillated matrix, intermediate size polygonal cells, and variable numbers of giant, ganglion-like cells.

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