A unifying theory for the multifactorial origin of cerebellar tonsillar herniation and hydrocephalus in osteopetrosis.

@article{Scott2014AUT,
  title={A unifying theory for the multifactorial origin of cerebellar tonsillar herniation and hydrocephalus in osteopetrosis.},
  author={William W. Scott and B Weprin and Dale M. Swift},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          665-73
        }
}
OBJECT Osteopetrosis is a rare congenital metabolic bone disease. There are very few reports in the literature associating cerebellar tonsillar herniation (CTH) and hydrocephalus requiring neurosurgical attention. The authors present cases of osteopetrosis requiring neurosurgical intervention from their practice and offer a detailed account of the literature. METHODS A retrospective review was conducted at the authors' institution, and all children with osteopetrosis requiring neurosurgical… CONTINUE READING
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