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Mesh term Brain Neoplasms

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Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Neoplasms


Neoplasms of the intracranial components of the central nervous system, including the cerebral hemispheres, basal ganglia, hypothalamus, thalamus, brain stem, and cerebellum. Brain neoplasms are subdivided into primary (originating from brain tissue) and secondary (i.e., metastatic) forms. Primary neoplasms are subdivided into benign and malignant forms. In general, brain tumors may also be classified by age of onset, histologic type, or presenting location in the brain.

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Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms
Infratentorial Neoplasms
Supratentorial Neoplasms

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