Brain tumors in infancy

Dr Matt Adams and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Common brain tumors in infancy (i.e. under one year of age) are quite different from those of brain tumors in adulthood. Most are located in the supratentorial region (~65%) and they carry a poor prognosis.

The frequency of these tumors varies according to studies, but the most common brain tumors include 1-3:

See also

Share article

Article information

rID: 1010
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Infantile brain tumor
  • Infantile brain tumour
  • Brain tumors in infancy

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.