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"Glioblastoma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malignant form of astrocytoma histologically characterized by pleomorphism of cells, nuclear atypia, microhemorrhage, and necrosis. They may arise in any region of the central nervous system, with a predilection for the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, and commissural pathways. Clinical presentation most frequently occurs in the fifth or sixth decade of life with focal neurologic signs or seizures.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glioblastoma" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glioblastoma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1697 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 107 publications in 2017
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