Primary malignant rhabdoid tumor of the cerebellum

  title={Primary malignant rhabdoid tumor of the cerebellum},
  author={Juan F Mart{\'i}nez-Lage and Andr{\'e}s Nieto and Joaquin Fernandez Sola and R. Barti i Domingo and Trinidad Rodriguez Costa and M. Poza y Poza},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Malignant rhabdoid tumor (MRT) is a recently described variety of childhood renal neoplasm. MRT arising primarily in the central nervous system (CNS) is still a rather unfamiliar pathological entity and is frequently misdiagnosed as medulloblastoma or primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET). We describe a 7-month-old boy who harbored a CNS-MRT that originated within the IV ventricle and invaded the brain stem and the cerebellar hemispheres. After an initial documented good response to… CONTINUE READING