Long standing history of headaches. Presenting now with vomiting and loss of vision. Clinically the child had optic atrophy.
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There is a large left, predominantly multicystic, suprasellar mass causing compression of the 3rd ventricle. This is resulting in mild hydrocephalus.
Minimal associated soft tissue components.
This case demonstrates a late presentation of craniopharyngioma with loss of vision due to its mass effects on the optic chiasma/tracts.
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