Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Medulloblastoma with Suprasellar Extension and Atypical Presentation

Hilwati Hashim 1 , * , Azlindarita Aisyah Mohd Abdullah 2 , Effat Omar 3 , 4 and Rofiah Ali 5
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1 Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
2 Department of Opthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
3 Centre for Pathology Diagnostic and Research Laboratories, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
4 Institute for Pathology, Laboratory and Forensic Medicine (iPPerForm), Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
5 Department of Radiology, Hospital Sungai Buloh, Malaysia
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: April 2017, 14 (2); e37942
  • Published Online: January 15, 2017
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: March 18, 2016
  • Revised: November 6, 2016
  • Accepted: January 9, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.37942

To Cite: Hashim H, Mohd Abdullah A A, Omar E, Ali R. Medulloblastoma with Suprasellar Extension and Atypical Presentation, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ; 14(2):e37942. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.37942.

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1. Case Presentation
2. Discussion
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