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CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES

CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES

- meningioma

- cysts (dermoid, epidermoid, arachnoid)

intrinsic

HYPOTHALAMUS

- astrocytoma

SELLAR/SUPRASELLAR REGION

- pituitary adenoma

- craniopharyngioma*

- meningioma

- optic nerve glioma*

- epidermoid/dermoid cyst

SKULL BASE AND SINUSES

- carcinoma - nasopharyngeal

- sinuses, ear (-» carcinomatous meningitis)

- chordoma

- glomus jugulare tumour

SELLAR/SUPRASELLAR REGION

- pituitary adenoma

- craniopharyngioma*

- meningioma

- optic nerve glioma*

- epidermoid/dermoid cyst

SKULL BASE AND SINUSES

- astrocytoma

- glioblastoma

- oligodendroglioma

- ganglioglioma

- lymphoma

- metastasis

VENTRICULAR SYSTEM]

- choroid plexus papilloma

- ependymoma

- germinoma

- teratoma

- meningioma

- pineal cytoma/ blastoma

- astrocytoma

*predominant in childhood

- metastasis

- haemangioblastoma

- medulloblastoma*

- astrocytoma* — cerebellum

^ brain stem

- neurilemmoma (VIII, V)

- meningioma

- epidermoid/dermoid cyst

- arachnoid cyst

- metastasis AETIOLOGY

Genetic factors: Over recent years, the role of genetic factors in tumour development has gained increasing prominence. Transformation of normal cells to malignant growth probably results from a variety of different processes -

(a) Normal cell growth and differentiation controlled by - proto-oncogenes

expression altered 1

oncogenes

alters encoded proteins transforming cell into malignant state

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