Hemiparkinsonism due to a pontomesencephalic cavernoma: improvement after resection. Case report.

@article{Ghaemi2009HemiparkinsonismDT,
  title={Hemiparkinsonism due to a pontomesencephalic cavernoma: improvement after resection. Case report.},
  author={Kazem Ghaemi and Joachim K. Krauss and Makoto Nakamura},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={143-6}
}
Cavernous angiomas of the upper brainstem causing hemiparkinsonism are very rare. Due to their difficult-to-reach localization, brainstem cavernomas, in particular those in anterior locations, continue to present a therapeutic challenge. The authors report on a 16-year-old boy with a pontomesencephalic cavernoma who developed hemiparkinsonism and… CONTINUE READING