TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gupta, Rakesh; Parihar, Vijay; Sanghvi, Jyoti
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences;Jul-Dec2007, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27450626

 

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