Autopsy Topic Guide
Autopsy: Autopsy is a medical procedure that involves the examination of a deceased persons body. The word autopsy is derived from the Greek word autopsia, which means "to see with one's own eyes. There are a variety of reasons to perform an autopsy on a deceased individual. There are autopsy regulations in which an autospy reported is deemed. An autopsy varies according to the extent and purpose of examination. When the autopsy report lists medical diagnoses and a summary of the case.
Pineal Tumors Benign and malignant tumors that arise in the region of the pineal gland are termed "pineal tumors." There are three common types of pineal tumors; 1) gliomas; 2) germ cell tumors; 3) pineal cell tumors. The cause for pineal tumors is not known. Symptoms of pineal tumors include hydrocephalus, headache, nausea, vomiting, seizures, visual changes, or memory disturbances. Treatment of pineal tumors depends on the location and can include surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy.
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