The signs of AT/RT can be very general – most children who have a headache do not have a brain tumor. But children with AT/RT usually show some or all of the following symptoms, which tend to worsen very quickly as the tumor grows.
Parents who observe any of these symptoms in their child should have the child evaluated by their regular pediatrician, who will recommend further testing if necessary.
Reviewed by: Jeffrey Greenfield, MD/PhD
Last reviewed/last updated: March 2021