Interesting Cases of Pineal Gland Diseases and Surgery
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The diversity of pineal gland lesions implies frequent emergence of relatively unexpected presentations, pathologies, complications, or even recurrences. Studying the spectrum of pineal diseases and their management necessitates knowledge of reported cases which are rare, whether in terms of having unusual presentation, pathologies, or disease course, as this might ultimately lead to improved patient survival and overall outcome.
KeywordsPineal Parkinsonism Germinoma Lesions Schwannoma Craniopharyngioma
Professor Marcos Tatagiba (Germany) and Professor FangCheng Li (China) for their support and valuable advices during the writing of this chapter.
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