From the case: Pineal germinoma


MRI brain

Sagittal T1 C+
Modality: MRI (T1 C+)

- “ This case illustrates a case of biopsy proven pineal germinoma.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Central nervous system germinoma - “ Intracranial germinomas, also known as dysgerminomas or extra-gonadal seminomas, are a type of germ cell tumour and are predominantly seen in paed...”
  • Parinaud syndrome - “ Parinaud syndrome, also known as the dorsal midbrain syndrome, is a supranuclear vertical gaze disturbance caused by compression of the tectal pla...”
  • Pineocytoma - “ Pineocytomas are a relatively benign pineal parenchymal tumour that have a relatively good prognosis. On imaging, they generally appear as a well...”
  • Pineal region mass - “ Masses in the pineal region have a relatively broad differential because of the variety of cell types found in the region. If large enough, the m...”
  • Pineal germinoma - “ Pineal germinomas are the most common tumour of the pineal region accounting for ~50% of all tumours, and the majority (~80%) of intracranial germ...”

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