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Noun1.pinealoma - tumor of the pineal gland
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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TABLE 1 Causes of central diabetes insipidus Primary Idiopathic Autoimmune/lymphocytic hypophysitis Hereditary (X-linked) Secondary Traumatic brain injury Tumours: pituitary, craniopharyngioma, metastases, pinealoma Iatrogenic: post-pituitary surgery, radiation therapy Granulomatous/infiltrative: sarcoidosis, histiocytosis, haemochromatosis Infections: meningitis, encephalitis, AIDS Pregnancy Vascular e.
Schild et al[5] observed a partial response to chemotherapy in a residual tumor in 4 of 6 cases of pineoblastomas and intermediate pinealomas.