Brain stem stroke associated with epidermoid tumours: report of two cases


Yilmazlar S. , Kocaeli H., Cordan T.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY, vol.75, no.9, pp.1340-1342, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/jnnp.2003.029520
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1340-1342

Abstract

Two cases of cerebello-pontine angle epidermoid tumour presented with the clinical findings of brain stem stroke. Preoperative imaging showed stretching of branches of the basilar artery. Brain stem stroke as a presenting feature of cerebello-pontine angle epidermoid tumour has not been reported before.