Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases

Journal of Hematology & Thromboembolic Diseases
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8790

Joseph Shankar Durgam

Department of Nursing, Florence Nightingale Training College of Nursing Data Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU) Sawangi (m), Wardha, India

  • Case Report   
    A Rare Case of Anaplastic Astrocytoma
    Author(s): Joseph Shankar Durgam*, Deepali Ghungrud, Indu Alwadkar and Ashish Bhagat

    Introduction: In adult’s glioblastoma is the most common malignant tumor i.e., abnormal growth of brain cells and tissues. Slightly it is more common in men than females. Standard and quality of care and advanced treatment make a positive impact on patients’ quality of life. Glioblastoma can be cured due to radiation and chemotherapy treatment often takes a heavy toll. Case presentation: Here we are reporting about a 45 -years-old male who is admitted to Acharya Vinoba Bhave Rural Hospital. With the complaints of headache, for 1 year, history of seizure 2 episodes 3 months before then patient is on antiepileptic medication. Altered mental status, but the patient was conscious. By radiological investigation, it was revealed that there was a right occipital region glioma tradition necrosis was present. In his family, there was no history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus. O.. View More»

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