Pineocytomas.

Six cases of histologically proven pineocytoma are reported. The diagnosis was established by surgery in five cases and at autopsy in one. All patients received focal radiation therapy (4500 to 5400 cGy). Two patients had local recurrences at 1 and 48 months and subsequently died of tumor. A third patient died of Alzheimer's disease 29 years after the… (More)