Sudden deterioration due to intra-tumoral hemorrhage of ependymoma of the fourth ventricle in a child during a flight: a case report

@inproceedings{Mahdavi2010SuddenDD,
  title={Sudden deterioration due to intra-tumoral hemorrhage of ependymoma of the fourth ventricle in a child during a flight: a case report},
  author={Ali Reza Mahdavi and Nima Baradaran and Farideh Nejat and Mostafa El Khashab and Maryam Monajemzadeh},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION To the best of our knowledge, the association between air travel and intra-tumoral hemorrhage in pediatric populations has never been described previously. CASE PRESENTATION We report the case of a two-and-a-half-year-old Caucasian, Iranian boy with a hemorrhaging brain tumor. He had a posterior fossa midline mass and severe hydrocephalus. He had been shunted for hydrocephalus four weeks earlier and was subsequently referred to our center for further treatment. The hemorrhage… CONTINUE READING
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