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Pineal + Suprasellar Lesions
Karen L. Salzman, MD
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DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

    ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

    • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

      • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

        • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

          • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

            • Alternative Differential Approaches

              Selected References

              1. Tamrazi B et al: Pineal Region Masses in Pediatric Patients. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 27(1):85-97, 2017
              2. Yoneoka Y et al: Perifocal Inflammatory Reaction with Volume Fluctuation Caused by Diagnostic Radiation-Induced Regression in Germinoma Makes Histological Diagnosis Difficult despite Its Disappearance following Treatment: A Significant Pitfall and Countermeasures to It. Pediatr Neurosurg. 52(2):87-92, 2017
              3. Akiyama Y et al: Germinoma Mimicking Tumefactive Demyelinating Disease in Pediatric Patients. Pediatr Neurosurg. 51(3):149-53, 2016
              4. Causil LD et al: Adult Brain Tumors and Pseudotumors: Interesting (Bizarre) Cases. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 26(4):667-689, 2016
              5. Sonabend AM et al: Microsurgical resection of pineal region tumors. J Neurooncol. 130(2):351-366, 2016
              6. Smith AB et al: From the archives of the AFIP: lesions of the pineal region: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 30(7):2001-20, 2010
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              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

                • Key Differential Diagnosis Issues

                  • Helpful Clues for Common Diagnoses

                    • Helpful Clues for Less Common Diagnoses

                      • Helpful Clues for Rare Diagnoses

                        • Alternative Differential Approaches

                          Selected References

                          1. Tamrazi B et al: Pineal Region Masses in Pediatric Patients. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 27(1):85-97, 2017
                          2. Yoneoka Y et al: Perifocal Inflammatory Reaction with Volume Fluctuation Caused by Diagnostic Radiation-Induced Regression in Germinoma Makes Histological Diagnosis Difficult despite Its Disappearance following Treatment: A Significant Pitfall and Countermeasures to It. Pediatr Neurosurg. 52(2):87-92, 2017
                          3. Akiyama Y et al: Germinoma Mimicking Tumefactive Demyelinating Disease in Pediatric Patients. Pediatr Neurosurg. 51(3):149-53, 2016
                          4. Causil LD et al: Adult Brain Tumors and Pseudotumors: Interesting (Bizarre) Cases. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 26(4):667-689, 2016
                          5. Sonabend AM et al: Microsurgical resection of pineal region tumors. J Neurooncol. 130(2):351-366, 2016
                          6. Smith AB et al: From the archives of the AFIP: lesions of the pineal region: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 30(7):2001-20, 2010