The symptoms of childhood CNS embryonal tumors are not the same in every child.
The following symptoms and others may be caused by a CNS embryonal tumor. Symptoms vary depending on the child's age and where the tumor is located. Other conditions may cause the same symptoms. A doctor should be consulted if any of the following problems occur:
- Loss of balance, trouble walking, worsening handwriting, or slow speech.
- Morning headache or headache that goes away after vomiting.
- Nausea and vomiting
- General weakness or weakness on one side of the face.
- Unusual sleepiness or change in energy level.
- Change in personality or behavior.
- Unexplained weight loss or weight gain.
An infant or young child may be irritable or grow slowly, and may not eat well or meet developmental milestones such as sitting, walking, and talking in sentences.
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