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J Neurooncol. 2006 Nov;80(2):191-4. Epub 2006 May 19.

Radiation induced adult medulloblastoma: a case report.

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  • 1Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa Health Care, W189Z General Hospital, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.


Adult medulloblastoma is a rare intracranial tumor. Our patient is a 61 year old woman treated with cranial irradiation 15 years previously for a low grade astrocytoma in the left posterior temporal lobe that was recently diagnosed with medulloblastoma in the right cerebellum. This is the first reported case of radiation induced adult medulloblastoma.

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