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  1. The secretion of the pineal hormone melatonin is under control of the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nuclei, the seat of the central circadian clock, and conveys information concerning time of day as well as season to practically all parts of the body. This means that melatonin is an integral part of the circadian time-keeping system. According to the summarized findings a link exists between.
  2. Serum and CSF markers contribute to the diagnosis of pineal parenchymal tumors. b-HCG is mainly positive in choriocarcinomas, embryonal carcinomas and mixed germ cell tumors and AFP is .
  3. Oct 19,  · Gangemi M, Maiuri F, Colella G, Buonamassa S. Endoscopic surgery for pineal region tumors. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. Jun. 44(2) Oi S, Kamio M, Joki T, Abe T. Neuroendoscopic anatomy and surgery in pineal region tumors: role of neuroendoscopic procedure in the 'minimally-invasive preferential' management.
  4. Oct 07,  · Video illustrates a two stage surgery to diagnose an resect a pineal parenchymal tumor of intermediate differentiation. presenting with hydrocephalus and gaze palsy surgery to .
  5. Discussion. The term ‘PTPR’ is based on the histopathological description of a tumor characterized by a papillary pattern, rosettes and pseudorosettes ().Other tumors of the pineal region manifested by papillary features include pineal parenchymal neoplasms, choroid plexus papilloma, papillary ependymoma, metastatic papillary carcinomas, papillary meningioma and germ cell adrierdredironcrusherkeswyn.xyzinfo by: 6.
  6. Pathophysiology Normal pineal gland: The pineal gland is composed of pineocytes (95%) and supporting glial cells (5%) (22, 34). Pineocytes are the principal parenchymal neurons of the pineal gland and function as neuroendocrine transducers. Pineocytes release melatonin and serotonin in response to light signaling detected by retinal ganglion cells and transmitted through the suprachiasmatic.
  7. Pineal region tumors form in the pineal region of the brain. This region is located deep in the middle of the brain. Pineal region tumors arise from stem cells near the pineal gland. Do pineal region tumors spread? Pineal region tumors can spread to other areas in the CNS through cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). What are symptoms of a pineal region.
  8. a 1,5 x 2 cm well demarcated solitary mass in the pineal region with hydrocephalus. Surgery was performed and adenocarcinoma was diagnosed. A systemic investigation revealed adenocarcinoma of the lung as primary lesion. Although rare, metastatic tumor should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pineal region tumors. KEY WORDS. Pineal.

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