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Craniopharyngiomas in children and adults: systematic analysis of 121 cases with long-term follow-up.

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BACKGROUND: Craniopharyngiomas account for 2-5% of all primary intracranial tumours. Despite their benign histological appearance, they are often associated with an unfavourable prognosis and their optimal treatment remains controversial. AIM: To analyse the natural history and treatment outcome of children and adults presenting to the Departments of Paediatrics and Endocrinology with craniopharyngioma between 1964 and 2003. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The records of 121 patients (age range 2.5-83 ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Brufani, C More by this author
Warner, JT More by this author
Richards, P More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
62
Issue:
4
Pages:
397-409
Publication date:
2005-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:0dda3a45-4314-41b9-bff2-12c30b4aa86f
Source identifiers:
13968
Local pid:
pubs:13968

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