- 191.7 Malignant neoplasm of brain stem
- 191.8 Malignant neoplasm of other parts of brain
- 191.9 Malignant neoplasm of brain, unspecified
- 198.3 Secondary malignant neoplasm of brain and spinal cord
- 225.0 Benign neoplasm of brain
- 237.5 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain and spinal cord
- 239.6 Neoplasm of unspecified nature of brain
- V10.85 Personal history of malignant neoplasm of brain
- V12.41 Personal history of benign neoplasm of the brain
- C71.7 Malignant neoplasm of brain stem
- C71.8 Malignant neoplasm of overlapping sites of brain
- C71.9 Malignant neoplasm of brain, unspecified
- C79.31 Secondary malignant neoplasm of brain
- D33.0 Benign neoplasm of brain, supratentorial
- D33.1 Benign neoplasm of brain, infratentorial
- D33.2 Benign neoplasm of brain, unspecified
- D43.0 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain, supratentorial
- D43.1 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain, infratentorial
- D43.2 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of brain, unspecified
- D49.6 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of brain
- H47.631 Disorders of visual cortex in (due to) neoplasm, right side of brain
- H47.632 Disorders of visual cortex in (due to) neoplasm, left side of brain
- Z85.841 Personal history of malignant neoplasm of brain
- Z86.011 Personal history of benign neoplasm of the brain
- Classic triad2
- Morning headache
- Breast, lung, melanoma, and renal cell cancers are most likely to metastasize to brain tissue
- Tumor can occur in any part of the brain; symptoms help identify location of tumor prior to diagnostic imaging
- Confirmation is commonly done by stereotactic biopsy or craniotomy
- Secondary metastatic deposits are more common in adults than in children
- Frequency and location of pediatric brain tumors
- Posterior fossa—most common frequency and location of pediatric brain tumors2
- AIDS, neurofibromatosis, and systemic cancers predispose the patient to development of a tumor in the nervous system
- Growth rates and invasiveness vary
- Glioblastomas are highly malignant and invasive
- Meningiomas are benign and slowly progressive
- Approximately 20,000 people die annually in the United States from a malignant glioma
- Approximately 130,000 people who die with cancer have evidence of metastases to the brain
- In children, primary brain tumors constitute the most common solid tumor and represent 25% to 30% of childhood neoplasms2
- Medulloblastomas, spongioblastomas, optic nerve gliomas, and pinealomas occur most frequently before age 20
- Meningiomas and glioblastomas occur more frequently after age 50
- Glioblastomas occur ...
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