Clinicopathological characteristics of adamantinomatous and papillary craniopharyngiomas: University of California, San Francisco experience 1985-2005.
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Nov 01, 2010
Adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma is a locally aggressive neoplasm with a significant rate of recurrence. This is not in keeping with the current designation of a WHO grade I neoplasm. Subtotal resection is associated with less mortality/morbidity but a higher recurrence rate. Given the high numbers of "silent" defects, formal visual field testing should be performed in all patients with craniopharyngiomas.
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