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Brain Tumors

  • Edmond A. Knopp
  • Walter Montanera
Conference paper

Abstract

The designation brain tumors is commonly applied to a wide variety of intracranial mass lesions, each distinct in their location, biology, treatment, and prognosis. As many of these lesions do not arise from brain parenchyma, the more appropriate term would be intracranial tumors. As the category encompasses both neoplastic and nonneoplastic mass lesions, the word tumor is used in its broadest sense to indicate a space-occupying mass.

Keywords

Arachnoid Cyst Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Acoustic Neuroma Internal Auditory Canal Jugular Foramen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edmond A. Knopp
    • 1
  • Walter Montanera
    • 2
  1. 1.Radiology and NeurosurgeryNYU School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Medical Imaging, St. Michael’s HospitalUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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