Diagnosis of craniopharyngiomasDDiagnosis of craniopharyngiomasDiagnosis of craniopharyngiomasEnglishNeurology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainNervous systemNAAdult (19+)NA2009-07-10T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPC9.0000000000000053.0000000000000701.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An in-depth look at causes, medical symptoms, treatment, and outcomes for a child with a craniophrayngioma.<br></p><p>Diagnostic tests will be used to see if your child has a brain tumour. A sample of tissue will be taken during surgery to confirm the diagnosis.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Well-established diagnostic tests are used to see if a brain tumour is causing your child's symptoms.</li> <li>A biopsy is a type of sugery that allows doctors to remove samples of tumour tissue to see the exact type of tumour.</li></ul>
Diagnostic des craniopharyngiomesDDiagnostic des craniopharyngiomesDiagnosis of craniopharyngiomasFrenchNeurology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainNervous systemNAAdult (19+)NA2009-07-10T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPC9.0000000000000053.0000000000000701.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Examen approfondi des causes, des symptômes médicaux, du traitement et des résultats pour un enfant atteint d'un craniopharyngiome.<br></p><p>Des examens diagnostiques seront employés afin de vérifier si votre enfant est atteint d’une tumeur cérébrale. Un échantillon de tissu sera prélevé au cours d’une intervention chirurgicale afin de confirmer le diagnostic.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Des examens diagnostiques bien établis sont utilisés afin de déterminer si une tumeur cérébrale cause les symptômes de votre enfant.</li> <li>Une biopsie pourrait ou non être nécessaire en fonction des résultats de l’examen d’imagerie par résonance magnétique.</li></ul>

 

 

Diagnosis of craniopharyngiomas1330.00000000000Diagnosis of craniopharyngiomasDiagnosis of craniopharyngiomasDEnglishNeurology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BrainNervous systemNAAdult (19+)NA2009-07-10T04:00:00ZEric Bouffet, MD, FRCPC9.0000000000000053.0000000000000701.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An in-depth look at causes, medical symptoms, treatment, and outcomes for a child with a craniophrayngioma.<br></p><p>Diagnostic tests will be used to see if your child has a brain tumour. A sample of tissue will be taken during surgery to confirm the diagnosis.<br></p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Well-established diagnostic tests are used to see if a brain tumour is causing your child's symptoms.</li> <li>A biopsy is a type of sugery that allows doctors to remove samples of tumour tissue to see the exact type of tumour.</li></ul><p>Doctors and other medical professionals will use well-established diagnostic tests to see if a brain tumour is causing your child’s symptoms. These tests will include a physical examination, and brain scans such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized tomography, which will identify the presence of a tumour. A sample of tissue will be taken at the time of surgery to confirm the diagnosis. This small piece of tumour will be removed and sent to a doctor called a pathologist. They will look at the tumour under a microscope to learn the exact type of tumour. </p><h2>More information </h2><ul><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=1316&language=English">Craniopharyngiomas</a></li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=1370&language=English">Treatment of Craniopharyngiomas</a></li></ul>Diagnosis of craniopharyngiomas

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