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High grade gliomasHHigh grade gliomasHigh grade gliomasEnglishNeurology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Brain;SpineNervous systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-07-10T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPCUri Tabori, MD9.5000000000000050.9000000000000571.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>In-depth information about high grade gliomas, their causes, and some of the medical symptoms of this type of tumour.<br></p><p>High grade gliomas can occur in different parts of the central nervous system and they can affect children of any age. The tumours most often originate in the supratentorial region of the brain (the part of the brain that we use) and the brain stem. High grade gliomas coming from the supratentorial region are often called supratentorial high grade gliomas. High grade gliomas are also called anaplastic astrocytomas.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>High grade means that the glioma is growing rapidly.</li> <li>High grade gliomas account for 15% to 20% of all central nervous system tumours in children.</li> <li>Symptoms of high grade gliomas vary depending on which area of the brain is involved.</li></ul>
Gliomes de haute gradeGGliomes de haute gradeHigh grade gliomasFrenchNeurology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Brain;SpineNervous systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-07-10T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPCUri Tabori, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Renseignements sur les gliomes de haut grade.</p><p>Les gliomes de haut grade peuvent atteindre diverses parties du système nerveux central et ils peuvent affecter des enfants de tout âge. La plupart du temps, les tumeurs proviennent de la région de la face supérieure de la tente du cervelet (la partie de l’encéphale que nous utilisons) et du tronc cérébral. On appelle souvent les gliomes de haut grade de la région de la face supérieure de la tente du cervelet les gliomes de haut grade sustentoriels. Les gliomes de haut grade se nomment aussi astrocytomes anaplasiques.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>L'expression « haut grade » signifie que le gliome croît rapidement.</li> <li>Les gliomes de haut grade représentent de 15 à 20 % de toutes les tumeurs du système nerveux central chez les enfants.</li> <li>Les symptômes des gliomes de haut grade varient en fonction de la région de l’encéphale touchée.</li></ul>

 

 

 

 

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