From the case: Germinoma (pineal)


CT brain

Axial non-contrast
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ This case illustrates fairly typical appearances of a germinoma with involvement of both the pineal region and the floor of the third ventricle / ...”

Used in the following article:

  • Pineal germinoma - “ Pineal germinomas are the most common tumor of the pineal region accounting for ~50% of all tumors, and the majority (~80%) of intracranial germ c...”
  • Germinoma - “ Germinoma is a term that if unqualified, usually refers to a tumor of the brain but can also refer to similar tumors of other regions particularly...”
  • Masses arising from the foramen of Monro (differential) - “ The differential diagnosis of masses arising from the foramen of Monro can be approached depending on the age of the patient. Pediatric choroid ...”
  • Intracranial tumors with calcification - “ A variety of intracranial tumors exhibit different forms of calcification. Some lesions commonly show calcification while in some tumors, calcific...”

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