Parent observed neuro-behavioral and pro-social improvements with oxytocin following surgical resection of craniopharyngioma.

Social and emotional impairment, school dysfunction, and neurobehavioral impairment are highly prevalent in survivors of childhood craniopharyngioma and negatively affect quality of life. As surgical resection of craniopharyngioma typically impairs hypothalamic/pituitary function, it has been postulated that perhaps post-operative deficiency of the hormone… CONTINUE READING