MR Imaging of Pediatric Brain Tumors

Alok Jaju*, Kristen W. Yeom, Maura E. Ryan

*Corresponding author for this work

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Primary brain tumors are the most common solid neoplasms in children and a leading cause of mortality in this population. MRI plays a central role in the diagnosis, characterization, treatment planning, and disease surveillance of intracranial tumors. The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of imaging methodology, including conventional and advanced MRI techniques, and illustrate the MRI appearances of common pediatric brain tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number961
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 2022


  • MRI
  • advanced imaging
  • embryonal tumors
  • juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma
  • medulloblastoma
  • pediatric brain tumors
  • pediatric glioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry


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