Gangliocytomas of the sellar region--a review.

  title={Gangliocytomas of the sellar region--a review.},
  author={Maximilian J. A. Puchner and Dieter K. L{\"u}decke and Wolfgang Saeger and Matthias Riedel and Sylvia L Asa},
  journal={Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association},
  volume={103 3},
Gangliocytomas are benign, slow growing neuronal tumors and are found for the most part in children and young adults. They are most often localized in either the spinal cord or the cerebral hemispheres. Gangliocytomas in the sellar region are extremely rare and only 43 such tumors (including 4 own cases) have ever been described in the literature. Although these tumors are genuine rarities without any epidemiological importance, they do provide some interesting information on tumorigenesis of… CONTINUE READING


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