IGF-1 Levels In Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas Overview This study investigated elevated insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) levels in children with low-grade glioma (LGG). Elevated IGF-1 levels in LGG are not well understood. The research aimed to determine the prevalence, connections with growth, body mass index (BMI), pituitary function, and tumor behavior in
Maternal Migraines And Associated Pediatric Cancers Overview Maternal migraines are seen to be associated with unfavorable birth outcomes such as congenital malformations in babies, preterm births and infant low birth weight. It has been hypothesized that these unfavorable or adverse birth outcomes may be due to the intake of certain medications during
Rare Schwannoma in Lateral Nasal Wall Overview Schwannomas are a mass of tumors in the peripheral nervous system (PNS). They are abnormal and usually have a benign proliferation of Schwann cells. Because of this, any type of neoplasms can usually occur anywhere in the body. However, reports have shown that the most
Thymoma Case Report: Entire-Tumor Calcification Background Thymoma is a type of anterior mediastinal tumor that is quite common. It represents around 50% of anterior mediastinal masses and around 20-30% of all types of mediastinal tumors. Thymomas are hard to distinguish between invasive or encapsulated types. Thymomas often affects patients in their middle ages.