CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Asian J Neurosurg 2024; 19(02): 286-289
DOI: 10.1055/s-0044-1787080
Case Report

An Adult Case of Medulloblastoma with Multiple Lung Metastatic Lesions—Case Report and Literature Review

1   Cairo University Hospital/University of Utah, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Funding None.

Abstract

Medulloblastoma (MB) cerebelli is a common brain tumor of the childhood. MB commonly spreads through cerebrospinal fluid; however, there are several reported cases of extracranial spread. The most common sites of extracranial metastasis are bones and bone marrow followed by peritoneum, liver, and lungs. Here, we report a case of pulmonary metastatic lesions of adult cerebellar MB that were discovered 1 year after the primary surgical treatment. We also tried to highlight similar reported cases in the literature.

Ethical Approval

The research article was approved by the IRB at the Saudi Ministry of Health and the approval number is SA1409.


Patients' Consent

Oral and written informed consent were taken from the patient.




Publication History

Article published online:
27 May 2024

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