In children suprasellar calcification suggests: (LQ)
1. Suprasellar calcification in a flocculent; granular, or curvilinear pattern is present on skull x-rays in most children and in some adults with CRANIOPHARYNGIOMA.
2. Craniopharyngiomas are benign, slow growing neoplasms which represent 6% of intracranial neoplasms in children, and 3% of intracranial neoplasms in general.
3. The classic CT findings are sellar or suprasellar mass with calcification, cyst formation, and enhancement.
4. CT detects calcification in 80% of pediatric cases and 40% of adults.