Rosette-Forming Glioneuronal Tumor That Did Not Recur for Six Years: A Rare Case Report

Seyma Ozkanli, Duygu Kosemetin, Ebru Zemheri, Oguz Ozkanli, Zehra Isik Hasiloglu, Naci Balak


Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor (RGNT) is a central nervous system tumor type that is rarely seen and classified as grade 1 tumor by World Health Organization. They can be seen in several different locations of the brain, in the fourth ventricle. We have reviewed the English-written literature; there are 72 cases about RGNT of the fourth ventricle and most of them are of young women. On the contrary, in our case report, we analyzed a case of a 33-year-old male patient who had a long-lasting headache complaint and was diagnosed afterwards with RGNT and had no recurrence in his 6-year follow-up.

J Med Cases. 2014;5(5):304-307


Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor; Fourth ventricle; Brain tumor; Neurology; Radiology; Pathology

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