Angiographic features of gliosarcoma

C. R. Jack, D. T. Bhansali, J. L. Chason, R. S. Boulos, B. A. Mehta, S. C. Patel, W. P. Sanders

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Gliosarcoma is a brain neoplasm that is being recognized with increasing frequency. We discuss the radiographic findings in 14 pathologically proven cases. At angiography in nine cases, four showed mixed dural and pial vascular supply to the lesion. Early cortical venous drainage, irregular tumor vessels, and a prominent vascular stain with well-defined tumor margins were seen in the majority of cases. CT showed an irregular enhancing rim surrounding a necrotic center in 14 cases. Most lesions were peripherally located and invaded dura.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-122
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - May 20 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology


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