Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • R. W. Oberbauer
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 19)


Whether brain tumors in childhood can be regarded as a districtentity remains a subject of controversy, as in terms of histological and topical aspects altogether there is no significant difference between brain tumors in children and adults. Koos and Miller [3] put down this insignificant difference (Table 1), comparing their series of 700 pediatric brain tumors with the statistical data on 6000 brain tumors in patients of all ages collected by Ziilch [7]. In terms of histological grading and location, there is no substantial difference between the two age groups.


Brain Tumor Neuroectodermal Tumor Pediatric Brain Tumor Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor Cranial Nerve Deficit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. Oberbauer
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  1. 1.Neurochirurgische KlinikUniversität GrazGrazAustria

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