Anaplastic astrocytoma mimicking progressive multifocal leuc
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Co-occurrence of multiple sclerosis (MS) and glial tumours (GT) is uncommon although occasionally reported in medical literature. Interpreting the overlapping radiologic and clinical characteristics of glial tumours, MS lesions, and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) can be a significant diagnostic challenge.

Case presentation:
We report a case of anaplastic astrocytoma mimicking PML in a 27-year-old patient with a 15-year history of MS. She was treated with interferon, natalizumab and finally fingolimod due to active MS. Follow-up MRI, blood and cerebrospinal fluid examinations, and biopsy were conducted, but only the latter was able to reveal the cause of progressive worsening of patient’s disease...

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