Tumors that arise along the brain stem which consists of the midbrain, pons, and medulla. Most brain stem gliomas occur in the pons and are called pontine gliomas. Tumors that arise in the midbrain are referred to as Midbrain/Medullary Gliomas.
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eMedicine: Brainstem Gliomas
Article by Joseph Landolfi explores the tumors that arise in the brainstem. Includes introduction to disease, clinical studies, treatment options, medications, and pictures.
Mednews: Childhood Brain Stem Glioma
Provides an overview of the diagnosis, classification, treatment, and prognosis for childhood brain stem gliomas.
NCI: Childhood Brain Stem Glioma
Features information about the treatment, diagnosis, stages, and recurrence of the disease.
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