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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

Medulloblastoma : A Common Pediatric Malignancy

Submission: October 10, 2020; Published: November 09, 2020

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume5 Issue1


Medulloblastoma arises from the fourth ventricle’s roof of the brain. It is the most common primitive neuroectodermal tumor and is one of the most common pediatric malignancies. It’s male to female ratio is about two to one. Arising from the forth ventricle’s roof, causes tumor to develop hydrocephalus. Complete resection of the tumor in case of presence of the brainstem invasions is impossible. At the time of diagnosis, investigation for metastasis should be done since about ten to thirty-five percent of the cases have shown some degrees of metastasis once they have been diagnosed [1-4].

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