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A case of brain-stem ganglioglioma is reported. A review of the literature revealed only 13 other reported cases. Brain-stem gangliogliomas usually become symptomatic in the first and second decades of life and involve the medulla and pons. Clinical improvement and prolonged survival have been reported after partial resection.
The syndrome of opsoclonus and polymyoclonus developed in an infant who had acute meningoencephalitis with ataxia. A low-density cerebellar lesion was noted by computed tomography, subsequently resolving with residual cerebellar atrophy. The infant recovered completely, except for a mild intention tremor. This was the first documentation, to our knowledge,… (More)