Familial syndromes associated with intracranial tumours: a review

  title={Familial syndromes associated with intracranial tumours: a review},
  author={Adrianna M. Ranger and Yatri K. Patel and Navjot Chaudhary and Ram Venkatesh Anantha},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Most cancers of the central nervous system (CNS) occur sporadically in the absence of any known underlying familial disorder or multi-systemic syndrome. Several syndromes are associated with CNS malignancies, however, and their recognition has significant implications for patient management and prognosis. Patients with syndrome-associated CNS malignancies often have multiple tumours (either confined to one region or distributed throughout the body), with similar or different histology. This… CONTINUE READING


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