HIDDEN HIGH GRADE GLIOMA MICKING STROKE
*Dr. Rajesh Kumar, Dr. Medha Kaith, Dr. Amit Mishra, Dr. Sushma Makhaik and Dr. Suresh Thakur
High grade gliomas are WHO grade IV tumors and account for 12-15% of all intracranial neoplasm.
High grade gliomas are relentless, progressive disease, and mean survival is under one year.
Some cases of high grade gliomas initially present with stroke like neurological symptoms.
Rapid and accurate recognition of lesions masquerading as acute stroke is important.
Any incorrect or delayed diagnosis of stroke mimics will not only increase the risk of being unnecessary interventional therapies, but will also delay treatment.
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