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MR Imaging of Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region

MR Imaging of Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region This Article Figures Only Full Text Full Text (PDF) All Versions of this Article: ajnr.A0784v1 29/1/187 most recent Alert me when this article is cited Alert me if a correction is posted Services Similar articles in this journal Similar articles in PubMed Alert me to new issues of the journal Download to citation manager Citing Articles Citing Articles via CrossRef Citing Articles via Google Scholar Google Scholar Articles by Chang, A.H. Articles by Dean, B.L. Search for Related Content PubMed PubMed Citation Articles by Chang, A.H. Articles by Dean, B.L. Hotlight (NEW!) What's Hotlight? American Journal of Neuroradiology 29:187-189, January 2008 © 2008 American Society of Neuroradiology Case Report BRAIN MR Imaging of Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region A.H. Chang a , G.N. Fuller c , J.M. Debnam d , J.P. Karis a , S.W. Coons b , J.S. Ross a and B.L. Dean a a Division of Neuroradiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Ariz b Division of Neuropathology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Ariz c Department of Pathology, Section of Neuropathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex d Department of Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex Please address correspondence to Bruce Dean, MD, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013; e-mail: bdean@sniweb.net SUMMARY: We report the imaging features of 4 cases of patients with papillary tumor of the pineal region, a tumor newly recognized in the 2007 World Health Organization "Classification of Tumors of the Nervous System." In each case, the tumor was intrinsically hyperintense on T1-weighted images with a characteristic location in the posterior commissure or pineal region. The pathologic hallmarks of the tumor are discussed, including a possible explanation for the MR imaging characteristics in our cases. Home Subscribe Author Instructions Submit Online Search the AJNR Archives Feedback Help Copyright © 2010 by the American Society of Neuroradiology. Print ISSN: 0195-6108 Online ISSN: 1936-959X http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Neuroradiology American Journal of Neuroradiology

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American Journal of Neuroradiology
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Copyright © 2010 by the American Society of Neuroradiology.
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0195-6108
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1936-959X
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10.3174/ajnr.A0784
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This Article Figures Only Full Text Full Text (PDF) All Versions of this Article: ajnr.A0784v1 29/1/187 most recent Alert me when this article is cited Alert me if a correction is posted Services Similar articles in this journal Similar articles in PubMed Alert me to new issues of the journal Download to citation manager Citing Articles Citing Articles via CrossRef Citing Articles via Google Scholar Google Scholar Articles by Chang, A.H. Articles by Dean, B.L. Search for Related Content PubMed PubMed Citation Articles by Chang, A.H. Articles by Dean, B.L. Hotlight (NEW!) What's Hotlight? American Journal of Neuroradiology 29:187-189, January 2008 © 2008 American Society of Neuroradiology Case Report BRAIN MR Imaging of Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region A.H. Chang a , G.N. Fuller c , J.M. Debnam d , J.P. Karis a , S.W. Coons b , J.S. Ross a and B.L. Dean a a Division of Neuroradiology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Ariz b Division of Neuropathology, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Ariz c Department of Pathology, Section of Neuropathology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex d Department of Radiology, Section of Neuroradiology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex Please address correspondence to Bruce Dean, MD, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center, 350 West Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013; e-mail: bdean@sniweb.net SUMMARY: We report the imaging features of 4 cases of patients with papillary tumor of the pineal region, a tumor newly recognized in the 2007 World Health Organization "Classification of Tumors of the Nervous System." In each case, the tumor was intrinsically hyperintense on T1-weighted images with a characteristic location in the posterior commissure or pineal region. The pathologic hallmarks of the tumor are discussed, including a possible explanation for the MR imaging characteristics in our cases. Home Subscribe Author Instructions Submit Online Search the AJNR Archives Feedback Help Copyright © 2010 by the American Society of Neuroradiology. Print ISSN: 0195-6108 Online ISSN: 1936-959X

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Published: Jan 1, 2008

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