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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1993;22(11): 1273-1278.
A Case of Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma in the Absence of Tuberous Sclerosis: Case Report.
Joung Woo Lee, Tae Sung Kim, Young Jin Leem, Gook Ki Kim, Bong Am Lee, Won Leem
Department of Neurosurgery, Kyung Hee Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
Subenpendymal giant cell astrocytoma is a rare cerebral glioma that mainly occurs in patients with tuberous sclerosis. In the following case, a subependymal giant cell astrocytoma in the absence of tuberous sclerosis occurred in the wall of the lateral ventricle and presented as an intraventricular mass cauing hydrocephalus by obstruction of the foramen of Monro. The mass was removed completely through transcallosal approach with the microsurgical technique.
Key Words: Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma; Tuberous sclerosis; Hydrocephalus; Transcallosal approach
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