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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Ohara, "Internal irradiation for cystic craniopharyngioma," Journal of Neurosurgery, vol.
(27, 38-40) More recently, BRAF mutations have been identified in papillary craniopharyngiomas. (41)
(4.) Chan M, Herrera SR, Neckrysh S, Wallace A, Valyi-Nagy T, Charbel FT, Primitive neruoectodermal tumor after radiation therapy for craniopharyngioma, Neurosurg Focus, 2011,30.
She's completely aware that craniopharyngioma is a tumor that may come back even after surgery and radiation therapy but she never thought that it can be this fast, it has been less than a year since Carlisle's recent brain surgery.
But unlike teratomas, Craniopharyngiomas contain a single layer of tissue.
Lim, "Radiological findings following postsurgical intratumoral bleomycin injection for cystic craniopharyngioma," Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, vol.
Among the pathological causes of HP, increased release of thyrotropin releasing hormone, tumors like craniopharyngioma and infiltrations leading to hypothalamic pituitary stalk damage are the hypothalamic causes1.
She underwent a right supraorbital craniotomy via an eyebrow incision and had a gross total resection of her craniopharyngioma and preservation of her pituitary stalk (Figure 3).
Chang, "Pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma, and Rathke cleft cyst involving both intrasellar and suprasellar regions: differentiation using MRI," Clinical Radiology, vol.
Microfilariae have been reported in association with neoplastic lesions such as anaplastic astrocytoma of thalamus [29], low grade astrocytoma of C6-D1 spinal segment [29], craniopharyngioma of third ventricle [29], carcinoma of pharynx [22], and carcinoma of breast [4].
I had a patient who had a brain mass, craniopharyngioma, that may present with seizures, headaches and impaired consciousness.
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