Pediatric Radiology > Neurological > Supratentorial Tumors > Pineal Region Tumors > Germinomas


Germinomas

Germinomas are the most frequent tumors in the pineal region in children and imaging is similar to suprasellar germinomas. Teratoma is the second most common pineal region germ cell tumor in children. Other germ cell tumors rarely exist in pure form, with the majority of nongerminoma germ cell tumors containing a mixture of cell types.

   
Pineal region germinoma
   


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