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    Anaplastic Astrocytoma

    T2-weighted MRI scan shows a less well-circumscribed white signal in the posterior temporal lobe. Use of contrast does not enhance it. It is an anaplastic (grade 3) astrocytoma.

    Image courtesy of William R. Shapiro, MD.

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