10-Year Journey Through Brain Gliomas: Case Report

Cosmin-Nicodim Cîndea, Adriana Săceleanu
2020 Acta Medica Transilvanica  
AbstractWe present the case of a 28-year-old doctor who was diagnosed in 2009 with grade II oligodendroglioma. In the next 10 years he underwent 4 surgeries, passing in turn through 3 different types of cerebral gliomas: grade II oligodendroglioma, grade III oligoastrocytoma and IDH Wild-Type glioblastoma. In the spirit of the surgical resection limited by the preservation of the function, he was able to practice his medical profession until the last months of his life. Life expectancy at the
more » ... expectancy at the time of diagnosis complied with all the statistical data. Although the etiology, pathophysiology and treatment of cerebral gliomas is still full of unknowns, knowing our limits we can provide a good quality of life for our patients.
doi:10.2478/amtsb-2020-0044 fatcat:r4phqctkx5d2nakfnub43vc3r4