Paediatric posterior fossa tumours (mnemonic)

Tumours of the posterior fossa in children can be remembered using the mnemonic:

  • BEAM

Mnemonic

The mnemonic is not in order of prevalence; pilocytic astrocytomas are most common.

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rID: 6450
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • BEAM

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    Brainstem Glioma
    Diffuse brainstem Glioma
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    Ependymoma
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    Pilocytic Astrocytoma
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    Medulloblastoma
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