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Unformatted text preview: B. In spinal cord 1. Loss of strength, back pain 2. Loss of use of lower extremities III. Diagnosis of Medulloblastoma A. neurological exams can be done 1. Tests on reflexes, eye movement, muscle strength, and coordination can be used to help diagnose Medulloblastoma. B. Use of various x-ray and computer scans 1. Magnetic resonance imaging-MRI 2. Computer tomography scan-CT/CAT 3. Magnetic resonance spectroscopy- MRS C. Biopsy 1. Rare case a tissue sample can be taken IV. Treatment options A. Treatment for low-risk 1. Radiation therapy 2. Chemotherapy B. Treatment for high-risk 1. Surgery 2. Chemo and radiation therapy COM 150...
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