Craniopharyngioma

Craniopharyngioma: visual deficit, headache, hypopituitarism (growth failure, amenorrhea, hypothyroidism), dx w MRI/CT (cystic, calcified, above sella or anywhere along Rathke's), teeth histology


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  • Craniopharyngioma
  • visual deficit, headache, hypopituitarism (growth failure, amenorrhea, hypothyroidism), dx w MRI/CT (cystic, calcified, above sella or anywhere along Rathke's), teeth histology
  • visual deficit, headache, hypopituitarism (growth failure, amenorrhea, hypothyroidism)
  • MRI/CT (cystic, calcified), histology (resembles teeth)
  • benign tumor above sella, but can be anywhere along route of Rathke's pouch
  • surgery, rad