Medulloblastoma in adults: survival and prognostic factors.

@article{Carrie1993MedulloblastomaIA,
  title={Medulloblastoma in adults: survival and prognostic factors.},
  author={Christian Carrie and Christine Lasset and Jean-Yves Blay and Sylvie N{\'e}grier and Eric Bouffet and Nicolas C. Barbet and Xavier Montbarbon and Jean Philippe Wagner and Claude Lapras and Robert Deruty},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={301-7}
}
The authors report a series of 30 adults with medulloblastoma treated after surgery between 1975 and 1990. Half the patients presented a classical medulloblastoma and the other half presented desmoplastic medulloblastoma. Brainstem infiltration was noted in 3 patients, cerebellar peduncle infiltration in 6 cases and 4 patients had cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) involvement. Tumor resection was achieved in all patients except 1, and in 5 surgery was incomplete. All patients but 2 received… CONTINUE READING

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