Published in Cancer Weekly, June 24th, 2003
According to a study from Turkey, "Tumors involving the tectal region constitute a distinct subgroup of brain stem gliomas with an indolent clinical course.
"Here, we present the clinical and neuroradiologic features of nine children with tectal tumors. All patients presented with signs and symptoms of hydrocephalus and were managed with ventriculoperitoneal shunt insertion," wrote E. Daglioglu and colleagues, Kuzgun Sokak.
"MRI studies revealed focal hyperintense lesions on T2-weighted images without any contrast enhancement, and no evidence of...
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