CT of pineal region tumors.

  title={CT of pineal region tumors.},
  author={S R Ganti and Sadek K. Hilal and Bennett M. Stein and Alexander J Silver and Michel E. Mawad and P G Sane},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={146 3},
The computed tomographic (CT) features of pineal region tumors were analyzed in 60 histologically proven tumors. This is the largest reported series of histologically verified pineal region tumors studied with CT. The tumors were classified as germ-cell tumors, glial tumors, pineal parenchymal tumors, and meningiomas. Preenhancement germinomas revealed characteristically high-density areas with calcification; uniform enhancement was seen after injection of contrast material. When present… CONTINUE READING
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