Pediatric posterior fossa tumors (mnemonic)

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

  • BEAM


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

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Article information

rID: 6450
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • BEAM (mnemonic)

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Cases and figures

  • Diffuse brainstem Glioma
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  • Ependymoma
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  • Pilocytic Astrocytoma
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  • Medulloblastoma
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