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dc.contributor.authorLee, G.en
dc.contributor.authorScott, G.en
dc.contributor.authorBlumbergs, P.en
dc.contributor.authorBrophy, B.en
dc.contributor.authorCrompton, L.en
dc.date.issued2001en
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Clinical Neuroscience, 2001; 8(3):279-282en
dc.identifier.issn0967-5868en
dc.identifier.issn1532-2653en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/5693-
dc.description.abstractGangliogliomas of the lateral ventricle are unusual tumours of the central nervous system. We report a 25-year-old female who presented with a 4-week history of generalized headaches associated with left-sided blepharospasm. Clinical examination revealed bilateral papilloedema but no focal neurological deficits. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a large lesion within the left lateral ventricle. Gross total surgical resection of the lesion was performed through a para-sagittal, trans-callosal approach. Histopathological analysis revealed the diagnosis of ganglioglioma. The post-operative course was uneventful, with complete resolution of both the headaches and blepharospasm. The presentation with an ipsilateral blepharospasm has never previously been reported in the setting of a lateral ventricular tumour.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherChurchill Livingstoneen
dc.subjectLateral Ventricles; Humans; Ganglioglioma; Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms; Blepharospasm; Adult; Femaleen
dc.titleGanglioglioma of the lateral ventricle presenting with blepharospasm - case report and review of the literatureen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0020011520en
dc.identifier.doi10.1054/jocn.1999.0770en
dc.identifier.pubid61380-
pubs.library.collectionPathology publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
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