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Hemifacial spasm and trigeminal neuralgia in Chiari's I malformation with hydrocephalus: Case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24908219     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chiari's I malformation with hydrocephalus is commonly seen in clinical experience. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) and hemifacial spasm (HFS) are most commonly related to vascular compression of the root entry/enter zone (REZ). Until now, TN and HFS associated with hydrocephalus caused by Chiari's malformation have not been reported. The patient was a 24-year old male with left HFS and ipsilateral TN. Arnold-Chiari's I malformation with hydrocephalus and platybasia were found in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of brain. We underwent a programmable ventriculoperitoneal shunt with complete resolution of all symptoms. This is the first report of one case only presenting as coexistent ipsilateral TN and HFS secondary to Chiari's I malformation with hydrocephalus.
Authors:
Jiang Liu; Yue Yuan; Li Zang; Ying Fang; Hongjun Liu; Yanbing Yu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-04-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical neurology and neurosurgery     Volume:  122     ISSN:  1872-6968     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7502039     Medline TA:  Clin Neurol Neurosurg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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