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Surg Neurol Int


Long-term survival of a patient with diffuse midline glioma in the pineal region: A case report and literature review.


Ono T, Kuwashige H, Adachi J-I, Takahashi M, Oda M, Kumabe T, Shimizu H
Surg Neurol Int. 2021; 12:612.
PMID: 34992928.


Diffuse midline glioma (DMG) is an invasive astrocytic tumor arisen from midline structures, such as the pons and thalamus. Five cases of DMG in the pineal region have been reported, but the clinical course was poor; there was no case of survival for more than 2 years.