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Brain Stem Neoplasms

Benign and malignant intra-axial tumors of the MESENCEPHALON; PONS; or MEDULLA OBLONGATA of the BRAIN STEM. Primary and metastatic neoplasms may occur in this location. Clinical features include ATAXIA, cranial neuropathies (see CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES), NAUSEA, hemiparesis (see HEMIPLEGIA), and quadriparesis. Primary brain stem neoplasms are more frequent in children. Histologic subtypes include GLIOMA; HEMANGIOBLASTOMA; GANGLIOGLIOMA; and EPENDYMOMA.

Year introduced: 2000

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Tree Number(s): C04.588.614.250.195.411.100, C10.228.140.211.500.100, C10.551.240.250.400.200

MeSH Unique ID: D020295

Entry Terms:

  • Brain Stem Neoplasm
  • Neoplasm, Brain Stem
  • Neoplasms, Brain Stem
  • Brainstem Neoplasms
  • Brainstem Neoplasm
  • Neoplasm, Brainstem
  • Brainstem Tumors
  • Brainstem Tumor
  • Neoplasms, Brainstem
  • Brain Stem Tumors
  • Brain Stem Tumor
  • Tumor, Brain Stem
  • Pontine Tumors
  • Pontine Tumor
  • Tumor, Pontine
  • Tumors, Pontine
  • Pontine Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms, Pontine
  • Neoplasm, Pontine
  • Pontine Neoplasm
  • Mesencephalic Neoplasms
  • Mesencephalic Neoplasm
  • Neoplasm, Mesencephalic
  • Neoplasms, Midbrain
  • Midbrain Tumors
  • Midbrain Tumor
  • Tumor, Midbrain
  • Tumors, Midbrain
  • Midbrain Neoplasms
  • Midbrain Neoplasm
  • Neoplasm, Midbrain
  • Neoplasms, Mesencephalic
  • Brain Stem Neoplasms, Primary
  • Primary Brainstem Neoplasms
  • Primary Brain Stem Neoplasms
  • Brainstem Neoplasms, Primary
  • Brainstem Neoplasm, Primary
  • Neoplasm, Primary Brainstem
  • Neoplasms, Primary Brainstem
  • Primary Brainstem Neoplasm
  • Neoplasms, Brainstem, Primary
  • Medullary Neoplasms
  • Medullary Neoplasm
  • Neoplasm, Medullary
  • Neoplasms, Medullary
  • Medullary Tumors
  • Medullary Tumor
  • Tumor, Medullary
  • Tumors, Medullary

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