Date of Presentation:12-2-2015

Attending pathologist: Joes Otero, M.D., Ph.D.

Presented by: Joes Otero, M.D., Ph.D.

Prepared by: Keluo Yao, M.D.

Organ:Brain

HISTORY:

A male in his 40s presented with cognitive decline, memory loss, vision change, and aggressive behavior. Imaging shows a very large mass in the 3rd ventricle.

  1. True or false. The Adult variant of this entity frequently shows calcifications.
False. This is the papillary/adult variant of the craniopharyngioma, which dose not frequently show calcifications.