Deborah B. Crom, RN, PhD | Authors

Metabolic Abnormalities in an Adult Survivor of Pediatric Craniopharyngioma

July 01, 2008

Adult survivors of childhood craniopharyngiomas, the second most common type of childhood brain tumor, face many challenges, including multiple life-threatening metabolic abnormalities. Serious metabolic deficits can result from injury to the pituitary gland or hypothalamus.