Pinealoma: A slow-growing type of brain tumor that occurs in the pineal gland. The pineal gland produces a hormone called melatonin which is involved in regulating sleep patterns.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Pinealoma includes the 12 symptoms listed below: Gait disturbance Premature puberty Vomiting Headache Hydrocephalus Blurred vision Double vision Eye pain Hearing impairment Upward gaze paralysis Altered sleeping patterns Insomnia Note that Pinealoma symptoms usually refers to various symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Pinealoma signs may refer to those signs only noticable by a doctor


Of the different types of pinealomas, the type with the most favorable prognosis is the pineocytoma.