U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government


Send to:

Choose Destination

Links from MedGen


A malignant neoplasm that may be classified either as a glioma or as a primitive neuroectodermal tumor of childhood (see NEUROECTODERMAL TUMOR, PRIMITIVE). The tumor occurs most frequently in the first decade of life with the most typical location being the cerebellar vermis. Histologic features include a high degree of cellularity, frequent mitotic figures, and a tendency for the cells to organize into sheets or form rosettes. Medulloblastoma have a high propensity to spread throughout the craniospinal intradural axis. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp2060-1)

PubMed search builder options


Tree Number(s): C04.557.465.625.600.380.515, C04.557.465.625.600.590.500, C04.557.470.670.380.515, C04.557.470.670.590.500, C04.557.580.625.600.380.515, C04.557.580.625.600.590.500

MeSH Unique ID: D008527

Entry Terms:

  • Medulloblastomas
  • Medullomyoblastoma
  • Medullomyoblastomas
  • Arachnoidal Cerebellar Sarcoma, Circumscribed
  • Medulloblastoma, Desmoplastic
  • Desmoplastic Medulloblastoma
  • Desmoplastic Medulloblastomas
  • Medulloblastomas, Desmoplastic
  • Sarcoma, Cerebellar, Circumscribed Arachnoidal
  • Medulloblastoma, Adult
  • Adult Medulloblastoma
  • Adult Medulloblastomas
  • Medulloblastomas, Adult
  • Medulloblastoma, Childhood
  • Childhood Medulloblastoma
  • Childhood Medulloblastomas
  • Medulloblastomas, Childhood
  • Melanocytic Medulloblastoma
  • Medulloblastoma, Melanocytic
  • Medulloblastomas, Melanocytic
  • Melanocytic Medulloblastomas

Supplemental Content

Loading ...