A 10 yr old boy presents with midline swelling arising from cerebellum the diagnosis is - (AIIMS Nov 2012)
o Midline swelling arising from cerebellum in a child favour the diagnosis of medulloblastoma.
o Robbin’s states
• "In children medulloblastomas are located in midline but in adults they are found in lateral locations".
Astrocytoma is also a posterior fossa tumor, but it does not commonly present as midline mass.