Brain tumors are present in 2.9 per 100,000 newborn. Craniopharyngioma is a benign and slow growing brain tumor, frequently localized in the sellar and suprasellar region. There are few reports of pituitary tumor detected prenatally.
We report a neonate with a craniopharyngioma detected prenatally as a pituitary tumor. In a 23… (More)
Prematurity is observed in 5-8% of deliveries, and is frequent cause of handicap. Premature have 5-24% risk for developing periventricular leukomalacia (PLM). The use of antenatal steroids (AS) is controversial for preventing PLM.
We studied 110 premature neonates < 1500 g, divided in 2 groups: control (group 1, n = 55), and group 2 (n… (More)