CT of pineal tumors and intracranial germ-cell tumors.

@article{Chang1989CTOP,
  title={CT of pineal tumors and intracranial germ-cell tumors.},
  author={Tsung-Hsien Chang and Michael Mu-Huo Teng and Wan Yuo Guo and Wu Ci Sheng},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1989},
  volume={153 6},
  pages={
          1269-74
        }
}
We reviewed 59 cases of pineal tumors and intracranial germ-cell tumors. Most pineal tumors occurred in the first three decades of life, with the exception of pineocytomas, which were seen at a mean age of 34. A male preponderance was noted in the various pineal tumors, except for pineocytomas. The most common tumor of the pineal region was germinoma, which usually showed high density with homogeneously intense enhancement after IV administration of contrast medium. An increased prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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