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Descriptor English:   Craniopharyngioma 
Descriptor Spanish:   Craneofaringioma 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Craniofaringioma 
Synonyms English:   Adamantinous Craniopharyngioma
Adamantinous Craniopharyngiomas
Adult Craniopharyngioma
Adult Craniopharyngiomas
Child Craniopharyngioma
Child Craniopharyngiomas
Craniopharyngioma, Adamantinous
Craniopharyngioma, Adult
Craniopharyngioma, Child
Craniopharyngioma, Papillary
Craniopharyngiomas
Craniopharyngiomas, Adamantinous
Craniopharyngiomas, Adult
Craniopharyngiomas, Child
Craniopharyngiomas, Papillary
Neoplasm, Rathke Cleft
Neoplasm, Rathke's Cleft
Neoplasm, Rathkes Cleft
Papillary Craniopharyngioma
Papillary Craniopharyngiomas
Rathke Cleft Neoplasm
Rathke Pouch Tumor
Rathke's Cleft Neoplasm
Rathke's Pouch Tumor
Rathkes Cleft Neoplasm
Rathkes Pouch Tumor
Tumor, Rathke Pouch
Tumor, Rathke's Pouch  
Tree Number:   C04.557.465.625.200
C04.557.580.625.200
Definition English:   A benign pituitary-region neoplasm that originates from Rathke's pouch. The two major histologic and clinical subtypes are adamantinous (or classical) craniopharyngioma and papillary craniopharyngioma. The adamantinous form presents in children and adolescents as an expanding cystic lesion in the pituitary region. The cystic cavity is filled with a black viscous substance and histologically the tumor is composed of adamantinomatous epithelium and areas of calcification and necrosis. Papillary craniopharyngiomas occur in adults, and histologically feature a squamous epithelium with papillations. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1998, Ch14, p50) 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with PITUITARY NEOPLASMS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BS blood supply BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CI chemically induced
CH chemistry CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SC secondary SU surgery
TH therapy UL ultrastructure
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   3413 
Unique Identifier:   D003397 

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