Long-Term Neurologic Problems with Medulloblastoma

J Gordon Millichap
1992 Pediatric Neurology Briefs  
radiotherapy at the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. Fourteen children also received adjuvant chemotherapy. A significant drop in IQ was seen among children with non-cortical tumors who received whole-brain radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy and who were treated before age 7. IQ did not decrease significantly in survivors treated after age 7. The IQ fell from a baseline of 104 to 92 at follow-up (Radcliffe J et al. Three-and four-year cognitive outcome in children with noncortical
more » ... n with noncortical brain tumors treated with whole-brain radiotherapy.
doi:10.15844/pedneurbriefs-6-12-9 fatcat:ixf5aus7ozewrmhrrxscivq6tu