Child's Nervous System

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 121–125 | Cite as

MRI studies after treatment of brain tumors in childhood and adolescence

  • M. Just
  • H. P. Higer
  • P. Gutjahr
  • D. Voth
  • P. Pfannenstiel
Original Papers


Forty-seven children and adolescents with brain tumors were examined by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after tumor resection. The typical changes and complications after surgery and chemotherapy, as well as the corresponding MRI findings, are discussed. Typical examples of boundary-layer lesions, tumor recurrences, hydrocephalus, porencephalic cysts, and hygromas are given.

Key words

Brain tumors Children Hydrocephalus Hygroma Porencephaly 


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© Springer-Verlag 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Just
    • 1
  • H. P. Higer
    • 1
  • P. Gutjahr
    • 2
  • D. Voth
    • 3
  • P. Pfannenstiel
    • 1
  1. 1.Deutsche Klinik für DiagnostikFachbereich KernspintomographieWiesbaden 1Federal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Kinder- und KinderpoliklinikKlinikum der Johannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzFederal Republic of Germany
  3. 3.Neurochirurgische KlinikKlinikum der Johannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzFederal Republic of Germany

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