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.


Unknown said...

This could be a tricky diagnosis on frozen section!

Anonymous said...


Do you know when Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease 10th ed. will be published?