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A giant meningioma of the fourth ventricle associated with Sturge-Weber disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7270265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of meningioma without dural attachment within the fourth ventricle associated with Sturge-Weber disease is reported. Review of the literature revealed that meningiomas arising from the choroid plexus of the fourth ventricle and lying totally within the fourth ventricle are very rare. Coexistence of Sturge-Weber disease with meningioma of the fourth ventricle has never been reported, as far as we could find out.
H Z Gökalp; E Ozkal; A Erdogan; M Selcuki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0001-6268     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-10-14     Completed Date:  1981-10-14     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151000     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Country:  AUSTRIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  115-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angiomatosis / complications*
Brain Diseases / complications
Calcinosis / complications
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms / complications*
Choroid Plexus*
Cranial Fossa, Posterior
Meningioma / complications*
Sturge-Weber Syndrome / complications*

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