Brain tumours in infancy

Common brain tumours in infancy (i.e. under one year of age) are quite different from those of brain tumours in adulthood. Most are located in the supratentorial region (~65%) and they carry a poor prognosis.

The frequency of these tumours varies according to studies, but the most common brain tumours include 1-3:

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Infantile brain tumor
  • Infantile brain tumour
  • Brain tumors in infancy

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