gliomatosis


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gliomatosis

(ˌɡlaɪəʊməˈtəʊsɪs; ˌɡliːəʊ-)
n
(Pathology) med excessive growth of neuroglia in the brain or spinal cord
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Differentiation of HSE in imaging should consider limbic encephalitis, gliomatosis cerebri, cerebral ischemia, cerebral edema after seizure episodes, and MELAS syndrome (Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and Stroke-like episodes), among others.
Infiltrating low-grade primary brain neoplasm, such as gliomatosis cerebri.
Clinical and pathological findings in a goat with cerebral gliomatosis.
Various conditions that are considered in the differential diagnosis include acute cerebral ischemia, infarcts involving top of basilar syndrome, cerebral venous thrombosis, transient cerebral hyperemia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, gliomatosis cerebri, infectious meningitis, encephalitis, post-infectious encephalomyelitis, vasculitis, epinephrine-induced toxic or metabolic encephalopathy, and demyelinating disorders [9].
76% mature cystic teratomas (2 cases of struma ovarii, 1 strumal carcinoid and 1 squamous cell carcinoma arising in mature cystic teratoma reported), one case of immature teratoma with gliomatosis peritonei, 4 cases of malignant dysgerminoma and one malignant mixed germ cell tumour (dysgerminoma+yolk sac component).
Nevertheless the ovarian teratomas may be completely asymptomatic up to locally anatomic complications, metastatic aggressive disease or non- metastatic implants as gliomatosis, or endocrine disturbances as thyrotoxicosis, neuroendocrine tumour behaviour, etc.
Koontz's wild ride began with a friend who had been diagnosed with gliomatosis cerebri, a rare, fatal brain cancer.
Peritoneal gliomatosis has also been associated with GTS, with some suggestion that initial association of immature teratoma with peritoneal gliomatosis may predict future development of GTS.
We will also review recent nomenclature proposals concerning the yolk sac tumor group and, in benign germ cell tumors, we will only consider new and relevant advances in paraneoplastic manifestations of mature cystic teratoma and on the origin of gliomatosis peritonei.
Differential diagnoses of PMP include peritoneal carcinomatosis, lymphomatosis, sarcomatosis, infectious peritonitis, inflammatory pseudotumour, gliomatosis peritonei, peritoneal hydatidosis and peritoneal melanosis.
La expresion gliomatosis cerebri se desarrollo en 1938, cuando Samuel Nevin publico el primer articulo relacionado.