MRI features in children with desmoplastic medulloblastoma.

  title={MRI features in children with desmoplastic medulloblastoma.},
  author={Han-qiu Liu and Xuan Yin and Yuxin Li and Jiawen Zhang and Youxiang Wang and C. C. Tchoyoson Lim and Xiaoyuan Feng},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  volume={19 2},
Desmoplastic medulloblastoma (DMB) is a variant that has a more favorable prognosis compared to classical medulloblastoma, but its MRI features have not been as well described. We retrospectively reviewed the MRI features in children with pathologically proven DMB, including T2-weighted, fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) and contrast enhanced images, with isotropic diffusion-weighted (DW) MRI also performed in some patients. There were 16 tumors in 12 patients; one patient had five… CONTINUE READING