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Pediatric brainstem glioma: a rare childhood cancer - clinical profile, treatment, and challenges of management - a single-center experience from a developing country

Journal of Pediatrics & Neonatal Care
Dr. Ashis Kumar Ghosh,1 Dr. SM Rashed Zahangir Kabir,2 Dr. Sanat Kumar Saha3


Introduction: Brainstem gliomas (BSGs) occur in the brainstem, located at the base of the brain. BSGs account for 10-20% of all primary CNS tumors. In a hospital-based study conducted at NICRH, BSGs constituted 7.69% of all childhood brain tumors.


brain stem glioma, childhood brain tumors