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Brainstem Glioma
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Scace Candace

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: EDU-077

Brain tumors are the most common solid tumor of childhood and the leading cause of death among all childhood cancers. Because many pediatric brain tumors occur infratentorially, it is important for the radiologist to recognize and distinguish both classic and more rare tumors that can present within this region. The purpose of this presentation is to review the imaging findings associated with the most common posterior fossa tumors in children, discuss their differentiating features, and expand upon this differential by including imaging characteristics of less common, but equally important neoplasms occuring within the posterior fossa. Read More

Authors:  Scace Candace

Keywords:  Infratentorial tumors, Brainstem glioma, Ependymoma, Juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma, Medulloblastoma