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Deep sylvian meningioma: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18712398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CASE REPORT: A 6-year-old boy presented with seizures. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed a large enhancing mass in the left temporo-parietal region. TREATMENT: He underwent left temporo-parietal craniotomy and total excision of the lesion. At surgery, there was no dural attachment, and the tumor was mainly in the posterior part of left sylvian fissure. The biopsy was reported as WHO grade I meningioma. OUTCOME: At 4-year follow-up, he was asymptomatic, and there was no tumor recurrence.
G Samson Sujit Kumar; Vedantam Rajshekhar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-08-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-03     Completed Date:  2009-02-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  129-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 632004, India.
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Meningeal Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Meningioma / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery
Parietal Lobe / pathology*,  surgery
Seizures / etiology,  physiopathology
Temporal Lobe / pathology*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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