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Giant meningioma of the III ventricle in a child: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8252526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of an 11-year-old girl with a giant meningioma of the III ventricle who presented with signs and symptoms of raised intracranial pressure. The tumor was removed through a transcallosal approach. A review of current literature yielded 16 previous cases of meningiomas of the III ventricle in the pediatric age group. The usual form of presentation is that of a midline syndrome with no localizing signs. In the cases that were operated on, surgical intervention was rewarding and mortality was low. A very unusual finding in the meningioma that we report was its origin in the floor of the III ventricle, a circumstance that has only once been described previously.
Authors:
J F Martínez-Lage; M Poza; J Alcaraz; E Molina
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0256-7040     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  1993 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-01-11     Completed Date:  1994-01-11     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Regional Neurosurgical Service, Hospital Virgen de Arrixaca, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms / radiography,  surgery*
Child
Female
Humans
Meningeal Neoplasms / radiography,  surgery*
Meningioma / radiography,  surgery*
Microsurgery
Neurologic Examination
Postoperative Complications / diagnosis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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