CNS tumor

CNS tumor

Oncology Any tumor of the CNS, which may be primary–eg brain stem glioma, craniopharyngioma, medulloblastoma, meningioma, or metastatic or secondary. See Brain tumor.
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4) A form of radiation-induced CNS tumor, which has only been described in case reports, is the secondary supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET).
Hoh and colleagues conclude, "No 'July phenomenon' was found for neurosurgical mortality or complications in patients with nontraumatic hemorrhage, CNS trauma, CNS tumor, or hydrocephalus.
The central nervous system (CNS) is the most common site for solid tumors in children; gliomas are the most commonly diagnosed type of pediatric CNS tumor.
The appearance was compatible with a primary CNS tumor (Figure, A).
Neither the true incidence nor risk of CNS tumor transmission via transplants is known.
Of these, 283 were diagnosed with leukemia [including 225 with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)] and 258 with a CNS tumor.
For the remaining 3 cases, the differential diagnostic considerations from the central reviewers included malignant CNS tumor and MB/PNET/PB.
Thomas McLean - usefulness of routine imaging for detecting CNS tumor recurrence in children.
We have been experimenting with CNS tumor synoptic reporting for the past 13 months.
Although recent advances in molecular neuro-oncology are promising for the emergence of new prognostic markers and chemotherapeutic targets, the only widely used and consistently reliable molecular markers of CNS tumor behavior are Ki-67 labeling index in general and 1p/19q loss of heterozygosity (LOH) specifically in oligodendrogliomas.
A long clinical history of CNS symptoms or seizures prior to the diagnosis of a CNS tumor favors a slowly growing neoplasm that is more likely to be benign.
We concentrate in particular on 11 cases in which the CNS tumor was the cause of death or contributed significantly to the patient's death, but was not identified prior to the patient's demise.