Medulloblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn

Presentation

Ataxia and gait disturbance.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI demonstrates a heterogenous round mass centered in the cerebellar inferior vermis associated with surrounding white matter edema.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.

Pathology

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: 10th Jan 2020
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