Gamma knife Radiosurgery For Pilocytic Astrocytoma WHO Grade-I
This 06 year child underwent endoscopic
biopsy of SOL & insertion of VP shunt in April 30,2022 , presented
with history of headache & squint before surgery. The patient has no history of radiation & chemotherapy. On clinical examination patient has bilateral decreased vision. MRI brain with contrast dated May 26, 2022
shows abnormal signal intensity mass lesion seen in sellar & supra sellar
region with hydrocephalus suggestive of neoplastic lesion. Histopathology dated
May 11, 2022 shows pilocytic astrocytoma WHO-G-1. Risk of GKSRS have been
explained. Written and valid consent obtained to proceed. They were agreed upon
and they wish to proceed.
Follow up Comparative Study May 24,2023 shows almost complete resolution.