craniopharyngioma


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craniopharyngioma

[¦krā·nē·ō·fə‚rin·jē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
An epithelial tumor of the craniopharyngeal canal, usually in children.
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Risk factors for permanent DI was defined as intraoperative CSF leak and having craniopharyngioma or Rathke's cleft cyst (3).
Intracystic bleomycin therapy for craniopharyngioma in children.
A risk factor for development of obesity in craniopharyngioma survivors is
His medical history was significant for craniopharyngioma, which was surgically removed in 1987.
Cholesterol crystals were correctly detected by the UF-100 in a postoperative ventricular fluid of a child suffering from craniopharyngioma (Rathke's cleft cysts), a tumor of the suprasellar area.
Craniopharyngioma is the most common pediatric tumor to produce hypopituitarism as well as damage the hypothalamus.
The study, "Endonasal versus Supraorbital Keyhole Removal of Craniopharyngiomas and Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas," appears in the May 2009 issue of Operative Neurosurgery.
Sara recognised the symptoms and within days her son was diagnosed with craniopharyngioma, a benign tumour that was putting pressure on his brain and affecting his eyesight.
Brandon, who has set his heart on becoming an RAF helicopter pilot, was diagnosed with a craniopharyngioma which is classed as benign but causes severe damage to organs surrounding the brain.
Pituitary adenomas, Rathke's cleft cyst and craniopharyngioma are the most frequently reported lesions complicated by abscess (7).
Six-year-old Iona had an operation to remove the slow-growing Craniopharyngioma tumour from her brain in 2007, but doctors are worried that it could have returned.
When the patient was 18 years old, she had been diagnosed with a craniopharyngioma, and she had undergone a craniotomy.