Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Developmental regression.

Patient Data

Age: 10 months
Gender: Male

CT brain

CT scan with and without contrast demonstrates a large ill-defined mass in the posterior fossa, slightly hyperdense, and not demonstrating significant enhancement on early post contrast images. Note the marked hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

This patient was transferred by air ambulance to a tertiary paediatric center. MRI confirmed the findings and a craniotomy was performed. This confirmed the diagnosis of a medulloblastoma

Case courtesy of Bob Cook, MD. Western Memorial Regional Hospital Corner Brook, Newfoundland.

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Case information

rID: 15119
Published: 24th Sep 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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