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Anaplastic astrocytoma infiltrating corpus striatum, H&E stain x 200, labeled

Last updated on Saturday, April 4 2009 by jdmiles

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Anaplastic astrocytoma infiltrating corpus striatum, H&E stain x 200, labeled
The area labeled B is the gray matter of the corpus striatum (probably putamen), which is somewhat edematous. The tumor is taking the path of least resistance, in this case via white matter tracts called the pencil bundles of Wilson (A).

 
 


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