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Medulloblastoma

Disease definition

Medulloblastoma (MB) is an embryonic tumor of the neuroepithelial tissue and the most frequent primary pediatric solid malignancy. MB represents a heterogeneous group of cerebellar tumors characterized clinically by increased intracranial pressure and cerebellar dysfunction, with the most common presenting symptoms being headache, vomiting, and ataxia.

ORPHA:616

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: C71.6
  • OMIM: 155255
  • UMLS: C0025149
  • MeSH: D008527
  • GARD: 7005
  • MedDRA: 10027107

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