pineoblastoma

pin·e·o·blas·to·ma

(pin'ē-ō-blas-tō'mă),
A poorly differentiated tumor of the pineal gland most frequently occurring in the first 3 decades of life consisting of small cells with a scant amount of cytoplasm and often forming pseudorosettes; histologically resembles a medulloblastoma; a type of primitive neuroectodermal tumor.
[pineal + G. blastos, germ, + -oma, tumor]
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pin·e·o·blas·to·ma

(pin'ē-ō-blas-tō'mă)
A poorly differentiated tumor of the pineal gland consisting of small cells with a scant amount of cytoplasm and often forming pseudorosettes.
[pineal + G. blastos, germ, + -oma, tumor]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pineoblastoma

(pin?e-o-blas-to'ma) [L. pineus, of the pine, + Gr. blastos, germ, + oma, tumor]
A malignant tumor of the pineal gland that may occur in childhood and early adulthood. Synonym: pinealoblastoma
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Therefore, IVC is recommended as the first line treatment for germ-line mutation retinoblastomas (bilateral, familial), particularly to protect patients from pineoblastoma and second cancers and, in addition, to achieve control of the intraocular retinoblastoma and to prevent metastasis [6].
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