Rare association of desmoplastic medulloblastoma with anorectal malformation and benign nevii in a 2-year-old child

Gupta, Rakesh; Parihar, Vijay; Sanghvi, Jyoti
July 2007
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences;Jul-Dec2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p88
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 2 year-old male child with desmoplastic medulloblastoma associated with anorectal malformation and multiple skin nevii. The child was admitted to hospital because of complaints of loose motions, vomiting and irritability. The physical examination found that the child had multiple pigmented nevii, opisthotonic posture and truncal ataxia. It discusses the Turcot and Gorlin genetic syndromes which are both linked to the development of medulloblastoma.


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