A 15 year old boy with a posterior fossa tumor.


A 15 year old male presented with hydrocephalus from a tectal mass obstructing the cerebral aqueduct and upper fourth ventricle. The solid-cystic partly enhancing mass proved to be a pigmented pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma, the third such example reported. The lesion revealed typical features of a PXA with the unusual addition of intracytoplasmic melanin in… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3639.2009.00281.x


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@article{Chapman2009A1Y, title={A 15 year old boy with a posterior fossa tumor.}, author={Erin M Chapman and Adrianna M. Ranger and Donald H. Lee and Robert R. Hammond}, journal={Brain pathology}, year={2009}, volume={19 2}, pages={349-52} }