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Childhood Benign Brain Neoplasm

MedGen UID:
231425
Concept ID:
C1332482
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Benign Childhood Brain Neoplasm; Benign Childhood Brain Tumor; Benign Childhood Neoplasm of Brain; Benign Childhood Neoplasm of the Brain; Benign Childhood Tumor of Brain; Benign Childhood Tumor of the Brain; Benign Pediatric Brain Neoplasm; Benign Pediatric Brain Tumor; Benign Pediatric Neoplasm of Brain; Benign Pediatric Neoplasm of the Brain; Benign Pediatric Tumor of Brain; Benign Pediatric Tumor of the Brain

Definition

A childhood neoplasm that arises from the brain and is characterized by the absence of atypical or malignant cytological and architectural features, and absence of invasive features or metastatic potential. [from NCI]

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Boguszewski MCS, Boguszewski CL, Chemaitilly W, Cohen LE, Gebauer J, Higham C, Hoffman AR, Polak M, Yuen KCJ, Alos N, Antal Z, Bidlingmaier M, Biller BMK, Brabant G, Choong CSY, Cianfarani S, Clayton PE, Coutant R, Cardoso-Demartini AA, Fernandez A, Grimberg A, Guðmundsson K, Guevara-Aguirre J, Ho KKY, Horikawa R, Isidori AM, Jørgensen JOL, Kamenicky P, Karavitaki N, Kopchick JJ, Lodish M, Luo X, McCormack AI, Meacham L, Melmed S, Mostoufi Moab S, Müller HL, Neggers SJCMM, Aguiar Oliveira MH, Ozono K, Pennisi PA, Popovic V, Radovick S, Savendahl L, Touraine P, van Santen HM, Johannsson G
Eur J Endocrinol 2022 Apr 21;186(6):P35-P52. doi: 10.1530/EJE-21-1186. PMID: 35319491Free PMC Article
Jensterle M, Jazbinsek S, Bosnjak R, Popovic M, Zaletel LZ, Vesnaver TV, Kotnik BF, Kotnik P
Radiol Oncol 2019 Oct 25;53(4):388-396. doi: 10.2478/raon-2019-0036. PMID: 31652121Free PMC Article
Pollack IF, Agnihotri S, Broniscer A
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2019 Mar 1;23(3):261-273. doi: 10.3171/2018.10.PEDS18377. PMID: 30835699Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Ostrom QT, Francis SS, Barnholtz-Sloan JS
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2021 Nov 24;21(12):68. doi: 10.1007/s11910-021-01152-9. PMID: 34817716Free PMC Article
Ostrom QT, Adel Fahmideh M, Cote DJ, Muskens IS, Schraw JM, Scheurer ME, Bondy ML
Neuro Oncol 2019 Nov 4;21(11):1357-1375. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noz123. PMID: 31301133Free PMC Article
Pollack IF, Agnihotri S, Broniscer A
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2019 Mar 1;23(3):261-273. doi: 10.3171/2018.10.PEDS18377. PMID: 30835699Free PMC Article
Millard NE, De Braganca KC
J Child Neurol 2016 Oct;31(12):1341-53. Epub 2015 Sep 2 doi: 10.1177/0883073815600866. PMID: 26336203Free PMC Article
Wells EM, Packer RJ
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2015 Apr;21(2 Neuro-oncology):373-96. doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000464176.96311.d1. PMID: 25837902

Diagnosis

Malbari F
Neurol Clin 2021 Aug;39(3):829-845. Epub 2021 Jun 10 doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2021.04.005. PMID: 34215389
Ostrom QT, Adel Fahmideh M, Cote DJ, Muskens IS, Schraw JM, Scheurer ME, Bondy ML
Neuro Oncol 2019 Nov 4;21(11):1357-1375. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noz123. PMID: 31301133Free PMC Article
Udaka YT, Packer RJ
Neurol Clin 2018 Aug;36(3):533-556. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2018.04.009. PMID: 30072070
Millard NE, De Braganca KC
J Child Neurol 2016 Oct;31(12):1341-53. Epub 2015 Sep 2 doi: 10.1177/0883073815600866. PMID: 26336203Free PMC Article
Wells EM, Packer RJ
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2015 Apr;21(2 Neuro-oncology):373-96. doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000464176.96311.d1. PMID: 25837902

Therapy

Packer RJ, Kilburn L
J Child Neurol 2020 Oct;35(12):791-798. Epub 2020 Jun 18 doi: 10.1177/0883073820931635. PMID: 32552173
Menyhárt O, Győrffy B
Cancer Metastasis Rev 2020 Mar;39(1):211-233. doi: 10.1007/s10555-020-09854-1. PMID: 31970590Free PMC Article
Pollack IF, Agnihotri S, Broniscer A
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2019 Mar 1;23(3):261-273. doi: 10.3171/2018.10.PEDS18377. PMID: 30835699Free PMC Article
Meulepas JM, Ronckers CM, Smets AMJB, Nievelstein RAJ, Gradowska P, Lee C, Jahnen A, van Straten M, de Wit MY, Zonnenberg B, Klein WM, Merks JH, Visser O, van Leeuwen FE, Hauptmann M
J Natl Cancer Inst 2019 Mar 1;111(3):256-263. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy104. PMID: 30020493Free PMC Article
Müller HL
Handb Clin Neurol 2014;124:235-53. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-59602-4.00016-2. PMID: 25248591

Prognosis

Ostrom QT, Francis SS, Barnholtz-Sloan JS
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2021 Nov 24;21(12):68. doi: 10.1007/s11910-021-01152-9. PMID: 34817716Free PMC Article
Malbari F
Neurol Clin 2021 Aug;39(3):829-845. Epub 2021 Jun 10 doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2021.04.005. PMID: 34215389
Pollack IF, Agnihotri S, Broniscer A
J Neurosurg Pediatr 2019 Mar 1;23(3):261-273. doi: 10.3171/2018.10.PEDS18377. PMID: 30835699Free PMC Article
Wells EM, Packer RJ
Continuum (Minneap Minn) 2015 Apr;21(2 Neuro-oncology):373-96. doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000464176.96311.d1. PMID: 25837902
Pearce MS, Salotti JA, Little MP, McHugh K, Lee C, Kim KP, Howe NL, Ronckers CM, Rajaraman P, Sir Craft AW, Parker L, Berrington de González A
Lancet 2012 Aug 4;380(9840):499-505. Epub 2012 Jun 7 doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60815-0. PMID: 22681860Free PMC Article

Clinical prediction guides

Kresbach C, Neyazi S, Schüller U
Brain Pathol 2022 Jul;32(4):e13068. Epub 2022 Mar 21 doi: 10.1111/bpa.13068. PMID: 35307892Free PMC Article
Madan R, Pitts J, Patterson MC, Lloyd R, Keating G, Kotagal S
J Child Neurol 2021 Feb;36(2):123-127. Epub 2020 Sep 15 doi: 10.1177/0883073820954617. PMID: 32933368
Meulepas JM, Ronckers CM, Smets AMJB, Nievelstein RAJ, Gradowska P, Lee C, Jahnen A, van Straten M, de Wit MY, Zonnenberg B, Klein WM, Merks JH, Visser O, van Leeuwen FE, Hauptmann M
J Natl Cancer Inst 2019 Mar 1;111(3):256-263. doi: 10.1093/jnci/djy104. PMID: 30020493Free PMC Article
Appin CL, Brat DJ
Cancer J 2014 Jan-Feb;20(1):66-72. doi: 10.1097/PPO.0000000000000020. PMID: 24445767
Sklar CA
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2002 May;15 Suppl 2:669-73. doi: 10.1515/jpem.2002.15.s2.669. PMID: 12092679

Recent systematic reviews

Seomun G, Lee J, Park J
PLoS One 2021;16(5):e0251628. Epub 2021 May 14 doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0251628. PMID: 33989337Free PMC Article
Hodges R, Campbell L, Chami S, Knijnik SR, Docking K
Pediatr Blood Cancer 2021 Feb;68(2):e28809. Epub 2020 Nov 21 doi: 10.1002/pbc.28809. PMID: 33219751
Wang KW, Fleming A, Johnston DL, Zelcer SM, Rassekh SR, Ladhani S, Socha A, Shinuda J, Jaber S, Burrow S, Singh SK, Banfield L, de Souza RJ, Thabane L, Samaan MC
Clin Obes 2018 Feb;8(1):55-67. Epub 2017 Oct 11 doi: 10.1111/cob.12224. PMID: 29024558
Ailion AS, Hortman K, King TZ
Neuropsychol Rev 2017 Sep;27(3):220-244. Epub 2017 Jun 23 doi: 10.1007/s11065-017-9352-6. PMID: 28646252
Zyrianova Y, Alexander L, Faruqui R
Brain Inj 2016;30(1):1-9. Epub 2015 Nov 5 doi: 10.3109/02699052.2015.1075590. PMID: 26536821

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