Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Adekunle M. Adesina
  • Tarik Tihan
  • Christine E.  Fuller
  • Tina Young Poussaint

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Glial Tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 4-4
    2. Adekunle M. Adesina
      Pages 1-2
    3. Christine Fuller, Sonia Narendra
      Pages 5-17
    4. Christine E. Fuller
      Pages 19-23
    5. Christine E. Fuller
      Pages 39-46
    6. Christine E. Fuller, Sonia Narendra, Ioana Tolicica
      Pages 47-59
  3. Embryonal Neuroepithelial Tumors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 62-62
    2. Adekunle M. Adesina, J. Hunter, L. Rorke-Adams
      Pages 63-73
    3. Adekunle M. Adesina, J. Hunter
      Pages 75-93
    4. Adekunle M. Adesina, J. Hunter, L. Rorke-Adams
      Pages 95-107
  4. Tumors of the Meninges

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 110-110
    2. Christine Fuller, Brian Pavlovitz
      Pages 111-124
    3. Christine E. Fuller
      Pages 125-131
    4. Christine E. Fuller
      Pages 133-136
    5. Christine E. Fuller
      Pages 137-142
  5. Tumors of Cranial and Spinal Nerves

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 144-144
    2. Tarik Tihan
      Pages 145-152
    3. Tarik Tihan
      Pages 153-157

About this book


Recent evidence indicates that the physiology and response to various drugs in the pediatric population differs from that of the adult and must be appreciated to be able to fully address the health needs of the pediatric population. Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors covers areas ranging from neuroimaging, the use of crush and touch preps during introperative consultation, classic histological features of brain tumors, tumor variants, and a miscellaneous group of challenging tumors. Chapters consist of essential diagnostic information and features highlighting recognized variants and their differential diagnoses. A section on molecular pathology and electron microscopy is also included for each tumor category; along with a list of classic reviews and innovative articles on each of the tumor entities as suggested reading at the end of each chapter. Created to fill a void in the practice of pediatric neuropathology, this practical and well-illustrated Atlas of Pediatric Brain Tumors represents a collection of interesting, common and unusual tumors for a diagnostic exercise by the reader.


Brain Tumors Cowden Disease Ependymal tumors Glioneuronal Tumor Hemangioblastoma L’hermitte-Duclos Disease Malignant lymphomas Nervous System Neuroectodermal Tumors Neurofibromatosis type 1 Neurofibromatosis type 2 Oligodendroglial tumors Paraneoplastic disor glioma neuropathology

Editors and affiliations

  • Adekunle M. Adesina
    • 1
  • Tarik Tihan
    • 2
  • Christine E.  Fuller
    • 3
  • Tina Young Poussaint
    • 4
  1. 1.Dept. PathologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonU.S.A.
  2. 2.School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoU.S.A.
  3. 3.VCU Medical CenterVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondU.S.A.
  4. 4.Children's Hospital BostonHarvard Medical SchoolBostonU.S.A.

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-1061-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-1062-2
  • About this book