Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


A 5-year-old female presented with ataxia and gait disturbance

Patient Data

Age: 5-year
Gender: Female

MRI demonstrate a heterogenous round mass centered in the cerebellar inferior vermis associated with surrounding white matter oedema .The solid portion of the tumor is slightly hypointense compared to white matter on T1 and hyperintense on T2. Following intravenous administration of gadolinium the mass shows irregular vivid enhancement.There is no evidence of hydrocephaly.


Gross appearance of the mass.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with medulloblastoma. Eventually she underwent craniotomy. It was a histopathologically proven medulloblastoma.

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Case information

rID: 21435
Published: 22nd Jan 2013
Last edited: 7th Feb 2016
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