Extracranial nasopharyngeal craniopharyngioma: case report.

  title={Extracranial nasopharyngeal craniopharyngioma: case report.},
  author={Andrew G Shuman and Jason A. Heth and Lawrence J. Marentette and Mila Blaivas and Karin M. Muraszko},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={E780-1; discussion E781}
OBJECTIVE Craniopharyngiomas (CPs) are benign tumors that almost always occur in a suprasellar location, making complete resection difficult and often necessitating radiotherapy. A case of CP presenting in an unusual location in an 8-year-old boy highlights the goals of CP treatment. CLINICAL PRESENTATION An 8-year-old boy sought treatment for symptoms of nasal obstruction and snoring. He also had a history of mild developmental delay, and his father had a thyroglossal duct cyst resected in… CONTINUE READING