Neuroendoscopic biopsy of tectal glioma: a case report.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE A type of intrinsic dorsal midbrain glioma known as benign tectal glioma can cause obstructive hydrocephalus. Because of its slow progress and relatively good prognosis, initial treatment should be cerebrospinal fluid diversion and biopsy. CLINICAL PRESENTATION We report a 24-year-old man with obstructive hydrocephalus from a… (More)

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