Histology Course S VII 24 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histology Course

S VII 24 medulloblastoma of the cerebellum HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: C71.6; ICD-O: 9470/3

3-year-old child. 3 weeks’ history of increasing vomiting and headache. The CT shows a 3 cm large round tumour in the cerebellar vermis.

- An extraordinary cell-rich, isomorphous, round and blue celled tumour with diffuse infiltration of the cerebellum.
- The tumour also infiltrates the subarachnoid space.
- Occasional neuroblastic rosettes
- Numerous mitoses
- Predominantly solid growth
- Tumour necrosis

WHO grade IV