Posterior Third Ventricle Tumors: Clinical Presentation and Role of Surgery
Expanding lesions in the pineal region are extremely rare but do occur more commonly in childhood than in adult life. This paper presents our experience with 30 of these mass lesions at the Hospital for Sick Children during the past 40 years.
KeywordsMass Lesion Diabetes Insipidus Sick Child Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Pineal Region
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