Differential diagnosis of suprasellar tumors in children.

  title={Differential diagnosis of suprasellar tumors in children.},
  author={Monika Warmuth-Metz and Astrid K. Gnekow and Helge M{\"u}ller and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Solymosi},
  journal={Klinische Padiatrie},
  volume={216 6},
In contrary to the adult age the most common suprasellar tumors in children are with decreasing frequency craniopharyngiomas, chiasmatic/hypothalamic low-grade gliomas, germinomas and lesions attributable to a Langerhans cell histiocytosis. For differential diagnostic purposes also the rare hypothalamic hamartoma and meningeal metastases in the infundibular recess of the third ventricle are included. The typical aspects of the various tumors on computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance… CONTINUE READING