Anaplastic oligodendroglioma: a case report with characteristic cytologicfeatures, including minigemistocytes

BACKGROUND: Absolute criteria for grading oligodendrogliomas are somewhatpoorly defined in contrast to those for grading astrocytic tumors, and cytologic features ofanaplastic oligodendrogliomas have been poorly described. CASE: A 63-year-old man presented with atoppling gait. Radiologic examination revealed a 7-cm mass… Read moreAnaplastic oligodendroglioma: a case report with characteristic cytologicfeatures, including minigemistocytes

Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis:a case report.

BACKGROUND: Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis is a rare, autosomal recessive,inherited lipid storage disease characterized by accumulation of cholestanol and cholesterol in mosttissues. The disease is caused by mutations in the sterol 27-hydroxylase gene, leading to a blockin bile synthesis, with accumulation of… Read moreCerebrotendinous xanthomatosis:a case report.