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Pineal Tumors (cont.)

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Authors: Robert J Ferry, Jr, MD, Chief of Combined Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center, University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth

References: National Cancer Institute.

Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2008

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The pineal gland develops during the second month of gestation as a diverticulum in the diencephalic roof of the third ventricle.

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