Pediatric brain tumors

Tina Y. Poussaint, Ashok Panigrahy, Thierry A G M Huisman

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Abstract

Among all causes of death in children from solid tumors, pediatric brain tumors are the most common. This article includes an overview of a subset of infratentorial and supratentorial tumors with a focus on tumor imaging features and molecular advances and treatments of these tumors. Key to understanding the imaging features of brain tumors is a firm grasp of other disease processes that can mimic tumor on imaging. We also review imaging features of a common subset of tumor mimics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)443-453
Number of pages11
JournalPediatric Radiology
Volume45
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 13 2015

Keywords

  • Brain
  • Brain tumor
  • Infratentorial
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Mimics
  • Pediatric
  • Supratentorial

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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