Mondo Description A WHO grade IV malignant astrocytic tumor that arises from the brain, usually the cerebral hemispheres. It is characterized by the presence of poorly differentiated astrocytes, cellular polymorphism, nuclear atypia, and increased mitotic activity. The prognosis is poor.
Disease Ontology Description A brain glioma that has_material_basis_in abnormally proliferating cells derives_from glial cells, has_symptom seizure, headaches, nausea and vomiting, memory loss, changes to personality, mood or concentration; and localized neurological problems.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0002501: brain glioblastoma