Pineal parenchymal tumors: CT and MR features.

@article{Chiechi1995PinealPT,
  title={Pineal parenchymal tumors: CT and MR features.},
  author={Maria V. Chiechi and James G. Smirniotopoulos and Hernando Mena},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={1995},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={509-17}
}
OBJECTIVE Our goal was to characterize the CT, MR, and pathologic features of pineal parenchymal tumors (PPTs). MATERIALS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 19 cases of resected PPTs with pathologic confirmation [10 pineocytomas (PCs), 1 mixed pineocytoma-pineoblastoma (PC-PB), and 8 pineoblastomas (PBs)], noting clinical, CT, and MRI features. RESULTS Six male and four female patients presented with PC, one female patient with mixed PC-PB, and seven female and one male patient with PB… CONTINUE READING

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