Drawing showing a coronal view of the inside of the brain where craniopharyngiomas may form. A tumor is shown between the pituitary gland and the optic chiasm. Also shown is the oculomotor nerve (III), trochlear nerve (IV), abducens nerve (VI), ophthalmic nerve (V1), maxillary nerve (V2), internal carotid artery, and the cavernous and sphenoid sinuses.
Drawing showing a coronal view of the inside of the brain where craniopharyngiomas may form. The tumor usually occurs in the region of the pituitary gland, near the optic chiasm and optic nerves.
Anatomy -- Nervous System
Cancer Types -- Brain Cancer
People -- Child
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||January 18, 2021|
|Date Added:||February 9, 2021|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow