Potpourri of Rare Central Nervous System Tumors

Potpourri of Rare Central Nervous System Tumors

Oncologic surgical neuropathology is a dynamic field. The unparalleled complexity of the central nervous system (CNS) is mirrored by the ever-increasing diversity of recognized neoplastic entities that can afflict the organ. In many instances, the emergence of ‘‘new’’ entities are a reflection of our increasing ability to sub divide large categories of tumors into more refined, clinically and biologically meaningful, subtypes for purposes of patient prognosis and/ or treatment stratification.