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primary intracranial melanocytic tumor

Monday 11 May 2009

Primary intracranial melanocytic tumors are rare lesions, sellar ones being even more exceptional. Rare melanomas and melanocytomas have been described in an intrasellar and/or suprasellar location.

References

- Primary intracranial melanocytic tumor simulating pituitary macroadenoma: case report and review of the literature. Rousseau A, Bernier M, Kujas M, Varlet P. Neurosurgery. 2005 Aug;57(2):E369; discussion E369. PMID: 16094139