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Craniopharyngioma - Transnasal Endoscopic Approach

Gupta, Nitin and Varshney, Saurabh and Bist, SS and Bhagat, Sanjeev (2011) Craniopharyngioma - Transnasal Endoscopic Approach. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

Craniopharyngiomas are slow growing tumours arising from remnants of the craniopharyngeal duct and occupy the sellar region. The patients may remain asymptomatic for long duration or present with headache or visual disturbances. Surgery is the mainstay of the treatment. Traditionally these tumours have been removed by neurosurgeons through the cranial approach but the advent of nasal endoscopes has opened new avenues for ENT surgeons to treat such patients. We hereby present a case of craniopharyngioma who was successfully treated by Trans-nasal Hypophysectomy.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Craniopharyngioma; Trans-nasal Hypophysectomy
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7269
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 May 2011 18:15
Last Modified:02 May 2011 18:15

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