What causes a pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma?
Children with these tumors appear to develop them spontaneously, meaning there is no identifiable cause. No genetic component has been discovered.
What are the symptoms of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas?
The most common symptom at diagnosis is seizure activity.
Symptoms of pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas may resemble other conditions or medical problems. Always consult your child's physician for a diagnosis.