Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2013 , Vol 23 , Num 2
Pineal Region Tumors
Marmara Üniversitesi Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye Pineal region tumors constitute 3-8% of childhood intracranial tumors. Many different types of tumors may be observed. Germ cell tumors are the largest group. The other lesions origin from pineal cells and surrounding tissues. Different treatment modalities according to tumor type should be performed. In this manuscript, anatomical, pathological, radiological, clinical features and current treatment methods of pineal region tumors are discussed. Anahtar Kelimeler : Pineal tumor