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Table 3 characteristics of the commonest BTs

From: Epidemiological profile of brain tumors in Cameroon: a retrospective study

Variables Meningioma n (%) Astrocytoma n (%)   Pituitary adenomas n (%)   Metastasis n (%)
Age range       
 0–14 2 (5.13) 8 (20.51)   
 15–24 5 (13.51)   5 (18.52)   1 (8.33)
 25–54 25 (64.1) 19 (48.72)   18 (66.67)   3 (25)
 ≥ 55 12 (30.77) 5 (13.51)   4 (14.81)   8 (66.67)
Gender       
 Male 19 (48.72) 20 (54.05)   11 (40.74)   6 (50)
 Female 20 (52.63) 17 (45.95)   16 (59.26)   6 (50)
Histological subtypes
 WHO Grade I 25 (64.1) 11 (29.73) Prolactinoma 15 (55.50) Lung cancer 6 (50)
 WHO Grade II 6 (15.38) 3 (8.11) Cushing’s disease 5 (18.6) Breast cancer 4 (33.33)
 WHO Grade III 8 (20.51) 2 (5.41) Acromegaly 4 (14.8) Hodgkin’s lymphoma 1 (8.33)
 WHO Grade IV 21 (56.76) TSH adenoma 3 (11.1) Burkitt’s lymphoma 1 (8.33)