Collision Metastasis of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Glioblastoma: A Case Report
Received Date: Jan 27, 2017 / Accepted Date: Feb 16, 2017 / Published Date: Feb 20, 2017
Collision tumors or metastasis from an extracranial tumor to a primary brain neoplasm are rare but do occur. The majority involve metastases to meningiomas. This case presents the second documented collision of a systemic chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) to a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Lymphomas tend to coalesce in perivascular locations, and the characteristic vascularity of glioblastomas may present a very inviting milieu for lymphoma cells.
Keywords: Collision tumor; Chronic lymphocytic leukemia; Glioblastoma
Citation: Yan SC, Lakis NS, Stopa EG, Doberstein CE (2017) Collision Metastasis of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Glioblastoma: A Case Report. J Clin Exp Pathol 7:303. Doi: 10.4172/2161-0681.1000303
Copyright: © 2017 Yan SC, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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