WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System, Fourth Edition
WHO Classification of Tumours, Volume 1
IARC WHO Classification of Tumours, No 1
Louis, D.N., Ohgaki, H., Wiestler, O.D., Cavenee, W.K.
IARC
ISBN-13    9789283224303 ISBN-10    9283224302
Order Number    17004001   
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English     2007        312   pages
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WHO Classification
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1 Astrocytic tumours
Pilocytic astrocytoma
Pilomyxoid astrocytoma
Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
Diffuse astrocytoma
Anaplastic astrocytoma
Glioblastoma
Giant cell glioblastoma
Gliosarcoma
Gliomatosis cerebri

2 Oligodendroglial tumours
Oligodendroglioma
Anaplastic oligodendroglioma
Oligoastrocytoma
Anaplastic oligoastrocytoma

3 Ependymal tumours
Subependymoma
Myxopapillary ependymoma
Ependymoma
Anaplastic ependymoma

4 Choroid plexus tumours

5 Other neuroepithelial tumours
Astroblastoma
Chordoid glioma of the third ventricle
Angiocentric glioma

6 Neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial tumours
Desmoplastic infantile astrocytoma and ganglioglioma
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour
Ganglioglioma and gangliocytoma
Central neurocytoma and extraventricular neurocytoma
Cerebellar liponeurocytoma
Papillary glioneuronal tumour
Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumour of the fourth ventricle
Paraganglioma (spinal)

7 Tumours of the pineal region
Pineocytoma
Pineal parenchymal tumour of intermediate differentiation
Pineoblastoma
Papillary tumour of the pineal region

8 Embryonal tumours
Medulloblastoma
CNS primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNETs)
Medulloepithelioma
Ependymoblastoma
Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumour

9 Tumours of the cranial and paraspinal nerves
Schwannoma
Neurofibroma
Perineurioma
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour (MPNST)

10 Meningeal tumours
Meningiomas
Mesenchymal, non-meningothelial tumours
Haemangiopericytoma
Melanocytic lesions
Haemangioblastoma

11 Tumours of the haematopoietic system
Malignant lymphomas
Histiocytic tumours

12 Germ cell tumours

13 Familial tumour syndromes
Neurofibromatosis type 1
Neurofibromatosis type 2
Von Hippel-Lindau disease and haemangioblastoma
Tuberous sclerosis complex and subependymal giant cell astrocytoma
Li-Fraumeni syndrome and TP53 germline mutations
Cowden disease and dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum / Lhermitte-Duclos disease
Turcot syndrome
Naevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
Rhabdoid tumour predisposition syndrome

14 Tumours of the sellar region
Craniopharyngioma
Granular cell tumour of the neurohypophysis
Pituicytoma
Spindle cell oncocytoma of the adenohypophysis

15 Metastatic tumours of the CNS

Contributors
Source of charts and photographs
References
Subject index