volume 30, issue 1, P11-15 2015
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1096912
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Abstract: Pineal region lesions are uncommon, and pineal parenchymal tumours (PPT) account for 20-30% of tumours in this area of which pineocytomas (PCs) and pineoblastomas (PBs) are more prevalent. In 2007, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reclassified PPT from two subgroups (PC and PB) into four, including pineal parenchymal tumours of intermediate differentiation (PPTID). PPTID have been further divided into low- and high-grade lesions (WHO II and III), but due to their rarity have proven difficult lesions to diag…

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