CNS Neoplasms in Pakistan, a Pathological Perspective


The Section of Histopathology, Aga Khan University is the largest center for histopathology in Pakistan and isthe major reporting and referral center for CNS neoplasms in the country. Over the years, a significant increasehas been noted in the number of CNS neoplasms reported annually. This increase most likely represents increasednumber of neurosurgical procedures being performed. A major problem that we face as histopathologists isabsence of clinical history or radiological films in a large number of cases.