pineal germinoma

pineal germinoma
a common type of pineal tumor, consisting of nests of large spherical germ cells that are surrounded by a network of reticular connective tissue and are histologically identical to the germ cells of the testes or ovaries. Symptoms include obstructive hydrocephalus, headache, papilledema, nausea, vomiting, diplopia, and lethargy.

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