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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 256-7

An unusual periaqueductal glioma: A short report.


Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, India., India

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D P Muzumdar
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, India.
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A rare case of periaqueductal glioma with an unusual radiological picture is presented. A forty-five year old male presented with progressive bilateral third and eighth nerve paresis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a diffuse periaqueductal tumour with sparing of aqueduct and no hydrocephalus. MRI is a useful adjunct in such a situation for contemplating appropriate modality of treatment.






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2004 - Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
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