Brain tumors in infancy

Last revised by Laura Meeker on 24 Nov 2021

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

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

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