Original Publication Date: 1 March, 2014
Publication / Source: CNS Oncology
Authors: Daniel Thomas Ginat & Mangla Rajiv
Anaplastic astrocytoma is a WHO grade III glioma characterized by diffusely infiltrative astrocytic tumors with cytological atypia, anaplasia and mitoses . Although histopathologic assessment remains the reference standard for tumor grading, sampling error, inter- and intra-pathologist variability, and heterogeneity of gliomas may result in inadequate evaluation [2,3].