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A 22-year-old female asked:

what does a craniotomy to remove pineal cyst include? how long in hospital? how long is recovery? any tips would b helpful

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Dr. Babu Welch
Neurosurgery 24 years experience
Consider the need: I would first make sure that you need the surgery. Many pineal region cysts are benign and can be followed with imaging for some time.

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Last updated Feb 8, 2017

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