Postoperative cerebellar mutism syndrome following treatment of medulloblastoma: neuroradiographic features and origin.

@article{Wells2010PostoperativeCM,
  title={Postoperative cerebellar mutism syndrome following treatment of medulloblastoma: neuroradiographic features and origin.},
  author={Elizabeth Molloy Wells and Zarir P. Khademian and Karin Scheetz Walsh and Gilbert Vezina and Richard Sposto and Robert F. Keating and Roger J. Packer},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={329-34}
}
OBJECT The origin and long-term outcome of cerebellar mutism syndrome (CMS), a postoperative syndrome of diminished speech, hypotonia, and ataxia that affects approximately 25% of patients with medulloblastoma, is poorly elucidated. The current study was undertaken to determine factors associated with development of CMS, a means to determine its severity or cause, and outcomes of patients with this syndrome. METHODS The study included 28 children with medulloblastoma who either underwent an… CONTINUE READING

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