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).
There is substantial increase in incidence of CNS tumor, mostly attributed to improvements in neuroimaging access and technology.
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.
In June 2008, a 59 year-old man was admitted to hospital for a CNS tumor resection.
The final sample consists of 223 children, ages 0 to 19 years, who had a first contact for treatment for leukemia or CNS tumor at the clinical site between FY 2000 and 2004 (October 1999-September 2004).
Other explanations, if the rise in CNS tumor incidence is a true rise and not an artifact, might be a result of a more healthy environment, with improved nutrition, health care, and prenatal care, that has led to the brain and spinal cord growing faster.
Neither the true incidence nor risk of CNS tumor transmission via transplants is known.
6] Common complications of neurofibromatosis include hypertension secondary to pheochromocytoma or renal artery stenosis, visceral tumors leading to obstruction, interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, scoliosis, developmental delay, learning disability, epilepsy, and optic gliomas, the most common CNS tumor in patients with type 1.
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.