Primary pediatric brain tumours in Barbados: 10-year analysis (1978-1988).

  title={Primary pediatric brain tumours in Barbados: 10-year analysis (1978-1988).},
  author={P M Lashley and Heather K Clarke and E. Archer},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  volume={37 2},
The case notes of 29 children ranging in age between 6 months and 17 years were reviewed for the period 1978-88. This study was done to determine if there were any differences when compared with other series in the developed countries. In addition, the distribution, tumour type, clinical presentations, and outcome were reviewed. Of the 29 tumours, 15 tumours were confined to the posterior fossa (52 per cent), and tumours were located supratentorially (48 per cent). Of the 15 tumours in the… CONTINUE READING
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