desmoplastic medulloblastoma

des·mo·plas·tic me·dul·lo·blas·to·ma

subtype of medulloblastoma with a biphasic pattern of compact sheets of undifferentiated cells alternating with islands of more loosely cohesive cells, generally occurs in adolescence and young adults and has a better prognosis than the usual medulloblastoma.
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I was diagnosed with desmoplastic medulloblastoma. It was all so surreal, thankfully my brother was there to give me emotional support.
Outcome and prognostic factors of desmoplastic medulloblastoma treated within a multidisciplinary treatment concept.
Cerebellar desmoplastic medulloblastomas: a further immunohistochemical characterization of the reticulin-free pale islands.
([double dagger]) Neuronal differentiation dependent; associated with neoplastic neuritogenesis (Homer Wright rosettes, "pale islands" of desmoplastic medulloblastomas).