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Symptomatic Apoplexy in Intramedullary Ependymoma: A Report of a Pediatric Patient.
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PMID:  22456091     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Spinal intramedullary ependymomas often harbor clinically asymptomatic intratumoral bleeds. Such tumors presenting with apoplectic events have not been described in the literature. The authors report on a 2-year-old female who presented with sudden loss of sensorimotor functions below the thoracic spine as a consequence of hemorrhage within an intramedullary ependymoma. The clinical, radiological, and surgical findings are described. Gross total resection provided near-normal spinal functions in the present case.
Sandeep Mohindra; Swapnil Rane; Sunil Kumar Gupta
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1423-0305     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
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Created Date:  2012-3-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9114967     Medline TA:  Pediatr Neurosurg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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