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oligodendroglioma

Friday 9 July 2004

oligodendroglial tumors, oligodendroglial neoplasms

Variants

- low-grade oligodendroglioma
- high-grade oligodendroglioma

Images

- Oligodendroglioma, WHO grade II. chicken wire pattern

Cytogenetics

- 1p36 deletion
- 19q13 deletion

Allelotype (15164983)

1p36 LOH 70%-85%
14q LOH 10-27%
19q13 LOH

Molecular biology

- gene amplification and/or overexpression (15899783)

Subtypes

- 1p/19q-deleted oligodendroglioma (1p/19q LOH oligodendrogliomas) (14507338)

See also

- glial tumors (gliomas)

References

- Pdgfr-alpha in 1p/19q LOH oligodendrogliomas. Hartmann C, Xu X, Bartels G, Holtkamp N, Gonzales IA, Tallen G, von Deimling A. Int J Cancer. 2004 Dec 20;112(6):1081-2. PMID: 15386438