Medulloblastoma

Case contributed by Dr Juan José Gómez Muga

Presentation

Headache and vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
MRI

Right cerebellar hemisphere intra-axial mass showing heterogenous signal intensity on T2WI, restricted diffusion and heterogeneous enhancement on post-contrast T1WI.

Associated vasogenic edema.

Mass effect displaces pons anteriorly effacing the prepontine cistern and the cerebellar tonsils inferiorly through the foramen magnum.

Hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

The tumor was resected and histologically confirmed to be medulloblastoma. 

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Case information

rID: 59794
Published: 20th Jan 2019
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2019
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