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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 447-451

Extra-axial cerebello-pontine angle medulloblastoma in an infant: A rare case report with review of literature


Department of Neurosurgery, Western India Institute of Neurosciences, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Santosh Prabhu
183/B, Nagala Park, Kolhapur - 416 002, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_79_21

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Medulloblastoma is a fairly common neoplastic growth seen majorly in children, presenting as an intra-axial midline mass arising from the cerebellar vermis. However, its presentation as an extra-axial mass in the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) is extremely rare, such that, only 39 cases have been reported in the world literature till 2016. Only one case has ever been reported of an extra-axial CPA medulloblastoma in an infant; who was aged 1 year. We present a case report of an 8-month-old infant, with an extra-axial CPA medulloblastoma and discuss its management strategy.


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