Craniopharyngiomas: a clinicopathological analysis of factors predictive of recurrence and functional outcome.

@article{Weiner1994CraniopharyngiomasAC,
  title={Craniopharyngiomas: a clinicopathological analysis of factors predictive of recurrence and functional outcome.},
  author={Howard L. Weiner and Jeffrey H. Wisoff and Mark E Rosenberg and Mark J. Kupersmith and Henry Cohen and David Zagzag and Tania Shiminski-Maher and Eugene S. Flamm and Fred J. Epstein and Douglas Craig Miller},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={1001-10; discussion 1010-1}
}
Pathological and clinical data from 56 patients operated on for craniopharyngioma since 1981 were analyzed to determine the utility of dividing patients with this tumor into distinct clinical groups based on recognized pathological type and to determine the prognostic import of brain invasion. Of the tumors in the 30 adult patients, 66% were adamantinomatous, 28% were squamous papillary, and the remainder were mixed. However, of the tumors in the 26 children, 96% were adamantinomatous and none… CONTINUE READING
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