Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tumor Pineal Gland Symptoms

Symptoms of pineal tumors are related to the tumor's location in the brain. Pineal tumors can block the flow of fluid around the brain and cause hydrocephalus.

The most common symptoms of a pineal tumor include:

Less common symptoms of a pineal tumor include:

Symptoms of a worsening pineal tumor may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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