Astrocytomas are CNS tumors in childhood, which develop from astrocytes. The diagnosis is based on the MRI. The therapy is a combination of surgical resection, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Astrocytomas range from benign tumors (the most common) to malignant high-grade tumors. As a group, astrocytomas are the most common childhood brain tumors and represent about 40% of the tumors. Most cases occur between the ages of 5 to 9 years. These…

September 3, 2018