Tumors of the Central Nervous System

General Aspects 213

Tumors of the Neuroepithelium 216

Tumors of the Meninges 231

Tumors of the Pituitary Gland and Sellar Region 235 Germ Cell Tumors 237 Tumors of the Cranial and Spinal Nerves 238 Maldevelopmental Tumors and Cysts 240 Hemangiomas 244

Lymphomas and Hematopoietic Tumors 245 Primary Central Nervous System Lymphomas 246 Metastatic Tumors 246 Tumors of the Spinal Cord, Nerve Roots, and Meninges 249 Tumors of the Cranium and the Spine 251 Primary Intracranial Tumors in Children 251 Hereditary Tumor Syndromes 253 Nervous System Complications of Radiation and Chemotherapy 255 Paraneoplastic Diseases 256 Bibliography 257 Review Questions 257

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