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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Paediapaedia: Approach to Brain Tumors Paediapaedia: Neurological Clinical and Radiographic Presentations, DDX, Approach to Imaging

Approach to Brain Tumors

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Intracranial tumors are the most common solid neoplasms in pediatrics
Rarely calcified
Peak age is at 4 years old

Posterior fossa lesions - 60-70%

Supratentorial lesions

Extraaxial tumors

See References Chapter.

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