We describe a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) in a young girl whose frontal lobe location, solid structure, dural tail and MRI signal characteristics led to a preoperative diagnosis of meningioma. PXA should be considered in differential diagnosis of tumours affecting young patients with neuroradiological characteristics suggestive of meningioma.
- Computed tomography
- Magnetic resonance imaging
- Pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Clinical Neurology
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology