I discuss issues pertaining to the practice of neuropathology -- including nervous system tumors, neuroanatomy, neurodegenerative disease, muscle and nerve disorders, ophthalmologic pathology, neuro trivia, neuropathology gossip, job listings and anything else that might be of interest to a blue-collar neuropathologist.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Radiologically suspected meningioma turns out to be WHO grade II Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma
Rosethal fiber in oval. Eosinophilic granular body in rectangle
Rosenthal fibers can be seen in non-neoplastic "compressed" brain tissue. For example, I once saw Rosenthal fibers in the spinal cord adjacent to an epidural abscess.