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Br J Neurosurg. 2008 Feb;22(1):116-20.

Papillary tumour of the pineal region.

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, University of Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, UK. t.santarius@ntlworld.com

Abstract

Papillary tumour of the pineal region (PTPR) is a relatively new and rare pathological entity, which appears to run a spectrum of clinical courses. We add another case with detailed description of the clinical course documented with serial imaging over the total of 7 years. In accordance with previous reports we recommend total surgical resection with subsequent focal radiotherapy. Clinical and radiological follow up of the entire cerebrospinal axis is mandatory.

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17891572
DOI:
10.1080/02688690701583794
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