Consequences of craniopharyngioma surgery in children.


CONTEXT Childhood craniopharyngioma, a rare embryogenic tumorous malformation of the sellar region, is characterized by survival rates ranging from 91 to 98%. However, quality of survival is frequently impaired due to proximity to optical, pituitary, and hypothalamic structures. Long-term sequelae substantially reduce the quality of life of approximately 50… (More)
DOI: 10.1210/jc.2011-0174

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