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Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Radiation Therapy
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Case Report

Medulloblastoma with an Equivocal Intracerebral Metastasis at Diagnosis

Philip D. Poorvu1*, Gita Suneja1, Christine E. Hill-Kayser1, Karuna V. Shekdar2 and Giulio J. D’Angio1

1Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

2Department of Radiology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

*Corresponding Author:
Philip D. Poorvu
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Tel: 617-293-8863
Fax: 617-975-0985
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date : March 06, 2014; Accepted date : May 05, 2014; Published date : May 09, 2014

Citation: Poorvu PD, Suneja G, Kayser CEH, Shekdar KV, Angio GJD (2014) Medulloblastoma with an Equivocal Intracerebral Metastasis at Diagnosis. J Nucl Med Radiat Ther 5:172. doi:10.4172/2155-9619.1000172

Copyright: © 2014 Poorvu PD et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Abstract

Though medulloblastoma frequently involves the leptomeninges at diagnosis, distant metastases are rare on initial presentation. We present a 15-year-old patient with medulloblastoma and equivocal radiographic evidence of an intracerebral metastasis at the time of diagnosis.

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