BRAIN TUMORSANEURYSMSVASCULAR MALFORMATIONSTRIGEMINAL NEURALGIASPINE NECK BACKPARKINSONS DISEASEHEMIFACIAL SPASMCARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

Hemangioblastoma Overview:

 

  • They account for about 2% of brain tumors and 10% of tumors in posterior fossa.

  • Mean age of patients with hemangioblastoma is 20-40 years, with a male predominance.

  • Radiographically, they are typically a cystic tumor in the cerebellum with enhancing mural nodule.

  • They can be differentiated from renal cell carcinoma with immunohistochemistry (positive for vimentin and negative for EMA).

  • Metastatsis and glioma are the main differential diagnosis.