Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Craniopharyngioma Symptoms

Craniopharyngioma can cause symptoms by placing pressure against parts of the brain, and by altering the amount of hormones produced by the pituitary gland.

The most common symptoms of a craniopharyngioma include:

Additional symptoms of craniopharyngioma may include:

Symptoms of worsening craniopharyngioma may include:

Less common symptoms of craniopharyngioma include:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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