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Intracranial hydatid cyst is a rare cause of midbrain herniation: A case report and literature review.
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PMID:  24470819     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hydatid disease is a parasitic infection affecting the brain in about 2% of the cases. Brain involvement is most commonly observed in children. Here, we report a 13-year-old male patient who presented with headache, nausea, and vomiting. Before cranial computed tomography (CT) was performed, the patient had generalized epileptic seizures. He was disoriented, and had anisocoria with dilatation of the right pupilla. CT showed a cystic lesion of 10-cm diameter in the right temporoparietal region that had caused a shift of the midline structures to the contralateral side; an urgent operation was performed as there were signs of midbrain herniation.
Authors:
Yusuf Kurtuluş Duransoy; Mesut Mete; Mustafa Barutçuoğlu; Ulkün Ünlü Unsal; Mehmet Selçuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric neurosciences     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1817-1745     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Neurosci     Publication Date:  2013 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-28     Completed Date:  2014-01-28     Revised Date:  2014-01-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101273794     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Neurosci     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  224-7     Citation Subset:  -    
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