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Evaluating Astrocytomas and Oligodendrogliomas and Differentiating Them From Each Other and Their Look-Alikes - Anthony Yachnis, MD



Original release date:
July 22, 2019
Access to this course expires on:  May 22, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
CME/SAMs 3

Faculty: Anthony Yachnis, MD

Learning Objectives:
  • Review basic clinical and neuroimaging features of astrocytomas, oligodendrogliomas and their mimics.
  • Evaluate glioma histopathology with emphasis on incorporating current molecular features that define astrocytoma subtypes and oligodendrogliomas into the final diagnosis.
  • Raise awareness of “tumefactive” lesions that mimic primary brain tumors including diagnostic pitfalls.