Adult brainstem gliomas.

  title={Adult brainstem gliomas.},
  author={Sylvia C Eisele and David A Reardon},
  volume={122 18},
Brainstem gliomas in adults are a rare and heterogeneous group of brain tumors that vary with regard to underlying pathology, radiographic appearance, clinical course and prognosis. Diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas represent the most common subtype. Although still considered aggressive and most often lethal, these brain tumors are associated with a more insidious clinical course and more favorable prognosis compared to the highly aggressive form in children. Treatment options for patients with… CONTINUE READING