Saturday, March 16, 2024

 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Craniopharyngioma.

Case Summary:

6 years child , underwent bilateral insertion of VP shunt in April 10, 2023 presented with history of headache for 6 months & visual symptoms before shunt now recovered. Patient has no history of radiation & chemotherapy. On clinical examination patient has no obvious deficit. MRI brain with contrast dated March 04, 2023 shows solid / cystic mass lesion supra sellar region extending superiorly indenting the floor of ventricle & inferiorly in sellar region suggestive of Craniopharyngioma. Risks of GKSRS have been explained. Written and valid consent obtained to proceed.

Follow up Comparative Study December 21,2023 ;

Patient visited the GKSRS clinic for 1st follow up presented with recent MRI Brain with contrast dated December 21,2023 shows good reduction in the targeted lesion when compared with previous MRI brain with contrast dated March 04,2023 , consistent with good ongoing regression of the lesion.