[An autopsy case of primary cerebellar-pontine angle epidermoid carcinoma].

@article{Ishikawa2000AnAC,
  title={[An autopsy case of primary cerebellar-pontine angle epidermoid carcinoma].},
  author={Shuichi Ishikawa and Masashi Yamazaki and Asuka Nakamura and Norinao Hanyu},
  journal={Rinsho shinkeigaku = Clinical neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={243-8}
}
A 65-year-old man developed right facial palsy and six months later experienced sudden unconsciousness and right hemiplegia. On admission he had severe nuchal rigidity, decreased visual acuity, and a hearing disturbance. A CT scan and angiography failed to reveal any lesions in the brain, but CSF cytology showed undifferentiated malignant cells with a high level of neuron-specific enolase. A postcontrast CT scan and MRI demonstrated diffuse meningeal enhancement and a faintly rim-enhanced… CONTINUE READING