There are two major theories of the development of craniopharyngioma: the embryonic theory and the metaplastic theory.
These two theories correlate with the two histologic subtypes of craniopharyngiomas, that is
- Adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma (ACP)
- Papillary craniopharyngioma (PCP)
Quick summary of subtypes of craniopharyngioma
Some illustrations- histology and immunohistochemistry of subtypes of craniopharyngiomas.
Some MCQs related to this topic