Management of posterior fossa gliomas in children

  title={Management of posterior fossa gliomas in children},
  author={Krishnamurthy Sridhar and Rathinam Sridhar and G. Venkatprasanna},
  booktitle={Journal of pediatric neurosciences},
Brain tumours form the most common type of solid tumour in children and more that 50% of these are infratentorial. Cerebellar astrocytomas and brain stem gliomas are the commonest posterior fossa glial tumours in children. Cerebellar astrocytomas represent up to 10% of all primary brain tumours and up to 25% of posterior fossa tumors in children, with Low grade gliomas forming the commonest of the cerebellar gliomas. They commonly present with symptoms and signs of raised intracranial pressure… CONTINUE READING