Flashcards in Brain tumours Deck (14):
List the cancers in children younger than 2 years old:
Choroid plexus papilloma
Cancers in the first 10 years of life
Most common cancer causing cranial metastases in children
Most common location affected by cancer in children
List the supratentorial tumours in children (5)
List the infratentorial tumours in children (4)
Juvenile pilocystic astro
List the supratentorial tumours in adults:
- astrocytoma (fibrillary and anaplastic)
List the infratentorial tumours in adults:
How would astrocytoma spread?
along the white matter tract
How would ependymoma spread?
ependymoma of the 4th ventricle in children extends through the foramen of Magendie to cisterna magna and through the lateral foramina of Luschka to CPA.
Name the tumours causing subarachnoid seeding:
Choroid plexus papilloma.
Name the cancer that typically crosses the midline (via infiltrating the CC)
- Radiation necrosis can mimic GBM recurrence
Where is lymphomna usually located?
Near the midline