Recent advances in embryonal tumours of the central nervous system

  title={Recent advances in embryonal tumours of the central nervous system},
  author={Chitra Sarkar and Prabal Deb and Mehar Chand Sharma},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Embryonal tumours of the central nervous system (CNS) are the commonest malignant paediatric brain tumours. This group includes medulloblastomas, supratentorial primitive neuroectodermal tumours, atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumours, ependymoblastomas, and medulloepitheliomas. Earlier, all these tumours were grouped under a broad category of primitive neuroectodermal tumours (PNETs). However, the current WHO classification (2000) separates them into individual types based on significant progress… CONTINUE READING
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