Turkish Neurosurgery 1990 , Vol 1 , Num 3
METASTATIC SPINAL INTRAMEDULLARY MEDULLOBLASTOMA Case Report
M. Nuri ARDA, Halit KOAK, Nezih ORAL Ahmet EREZC
Department of Neurosurgery. Sodal Security Hospital, Ankara Cerebellar medulloblastomas are the commonest malign tumors of the posterior fossa in childhood and they frequently metastasize. Tumor metastasis can be seen along the neural axis, lymph nodes, soft tissues, bones and distant organs. Spinal cord metastases are usually located in the extramedullary regions. Intramedullary metastatic medulloblastoma is very unusual.

In this paper, a child with a spinal intramedullary metastatic medulloblastoma seen in the fourth year after the first operation is presented. Keywords : Medulloblastoma. spinal cord tumor. spinal intramedullary metastasis