36. Glioblastoma

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Organ: Brain


There is a large, butterfly-shaped lesion that spans the two hemispheres and the corpus callosum. The lesion has areas of cystic degeneration, which is visible as small “holes”. It also has areas of necrosis, which are yellowish. A haemorrhage related to the tumor is present as well.

Diagnosis: Glioblastoma

Risk factors:

  • Ionizing radiation


DLBCL may produce a similar butterfly-looking lesion.

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