• Gerald S. Golden
Part of the Topics in Pediatrics book series (TIPE)


Accidents, nearly one-half involving motor vehicles, are the leading cause of death in children beyond the neonatal period. Malignancies are second, with only leukemia and lymphomas surpassing brain tumors in frequency. The average annual incidence rate for CNS neoplasms is between 2 and 5 cases/100,000 population per year.1


Brain Tumor Herpes Zoster Posterior Fossa Acoustic Neuroma Brain Stem Glioma 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald S. Golden
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  1. 1.Department of Neurology, The Health Science CenterUniversity of Tennessee, MemphisMemphisUSA

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