Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.


Pinealoma: Introduction

Pinealoma: A slow-growing type of brain tumor that occurs in the pineal gland. The pineal gland produces a hormone called melatonin which is involved in regulating sleep patterns. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pinealoma is available below.

Symptoms of Pinealoma

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Pinealoma:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Pinealoma?

Pinealoma: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Pinealoma:

Causes of Pinealoma

Read more about causes of Pinealoma.

Pinealoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Pinealoma

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See more »

Pinealoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Pinealoma

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Pinealoma:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Pinealoma, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Pinealoma: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Research about Pinealoma

Visit our research pages for current research about Pinealoma treatments.

Clinical Trials for Pinealoma

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on for Pinealoma include:

Statistics for Pinealoma

Pinealoma: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Pinealoma, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

Definitions of Pinealoma:

Pineal parenchymal tumors are neoplasms of the pineocyte, a cell with photosensory and neuroendocrine functions. These tumors have a wide spectrum, with tumors composed of mature elements to ones consisting of primitive, immature cells. These tumors also have differences in biological behavior and clinical outcome. Three types are: Pineoblastoma, Pineocytoma, Pineal Parenchymal Tumor of Intermediate Differentiation (Adapted from WHO.) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Tumor of the pineal gland - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Pinealoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pinealoma, or a subtype of Pinealoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related Pinealoma Info

Videos about Pinealoma


More information about Pinealoma

  1. Pinealoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise