Tumors of the midbrain

H. J. Hoffman, W. P. Vandertop

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Focal midbrain tumors in childhood are usually low-grade astrocytomas amenable to surgical resection. Small lesions presenting only with hydrocephalus are best treated by cerebrospinal fluid diversion without biopsy or surgical resection
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)537-542
Number of pages6
JournalNeurosurgery clinics of North America
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1993


  • Brain Neoplasms/diagnosis
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Humans
  • Mesencephalon/pathology

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