Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor

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Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor

Synonyms: RGNT

Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor is a rare mixed neuronal-glial tumor characterized by the presence of uniform rosette- (or pseudorosette-) forming neurocytes with an astrocytic component together creating a biphasic pattern. It can present with signs of raised intracranial pressure (headache vomiting papilledema) hydrocephalus seizures ataxia and visual disturbances or can be diagnosed incidentally in asymptomatic patients. The tumor usually arises in the midline involving the fourth ventricle or the cerebellum.

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