Tumours

A brief explanation of each tumour can be found on the pages of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).

Astrocytoma, anaplastic astrocytoma
Cavernoma
Chondroma
Chordoma
Choroid plexus carcinoma
Choroid plexus papilloma
Craniopharyngioma
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour (DNET)
Ependymoma, anaplastic ependymoma
Epidermoid cyst
Ganglioglioma
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)
Glioma
Gliosarcoma
Haemangioblastoma
Lipoma
Medulloblastoma
Meningioma, atypical meningioma, anaplastic meningioma
Metastasis (breast, colon, kidney, lung, melanoma, prostate, oesophagus etc.)
Neurocytoma
Oligoastrocytoma, anaplastic oligoastrocytoma
Oligodendroglioma, anaplastic oligodendroglioma
Papillary tumour of the pineal region
Pilocytic astrocytoma
Pineoblastoma
Pineocytoma
Pituitary adenoma, microadenoma, macroadenoma
Primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET)
Rathke’s cleft cyst
Rosette-forming glioneural tumour of the fourth ventricle
Schwannoma (acoustic, hypoglossal, trigeminal, vestibular and peripheral nerves)
Subependymoma
Teratoma
Xanthomatous astrocytomas

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