Posterior fossa syndrome: Review of the behavioral and emotional aspects in pediatric cancer patients

Posterior fossa syndrome: Review of the behavioral and emotional aspects in pediatric cancer patients
About 25% of children after posterior fossa tumor resection develop posterior fossa syndrome consisting of varying degrees of mutism, ataxia/hypotonia, and emotional lability. This review outlines the current knowledge of this entity including therapeutic approaches.
Posterior fossa syndrome is a very challenging entity for patients, their families, and clinicians alike and this review is a good summary.