Frontiers in Neurosurgery

Frontiers in Neurosurgery

Volume: 4

Craniopharyngiomas - Classification and Surgical Treatment

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Craniopharyngiomas are a type of brain tumour in the suprasellar region with benign histological and cellular features. Clinical manifestations of craniopharyngiomas include decreased vision, ...
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History and Epidemiology of Craniopharyngioma

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Yuntao Lu

Abstract

In this chapter, we firstly briefed reviewed the history and the terminology of craniopharyngioma (CP). Then with summarizing our own data based on 10 top hospitals in China and previous publications, we focused on description of the Epidemiology of craniopharyngioma (CP). And correspondingly, clinical manifestation of CP patients was depicted as well.

Keywords:

Craniopharyngioma, Epidemioloty, History, Neurosurgery, Sellar region.

Affiliation:

Department of Neurosurgery, Nanfang Neurosurgery Research Institution, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, 1838 North Guangzhou Avenue, Guangzhou, China.