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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1987;16(4): 1247-1250.
Hydrocephalus Associated with Spinal Cord Tumor: Report of a Case.
Kyung Woo Park, Young Soo Kim
Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
A case is reported which raised intracranial pressure with papilledema due to hydrocephalus associated with a intramedullary spinal cord tumor at the T10-T12 levels. The pathlogical diagnosis of the tumor is pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma which is very rare in the spinal cord. CSF protein was elevated. The mechanisms of the raised intracranial pressure are discussed with a review of the literatures.
Key Words: Hydrocephalus; Spinal cord tumor
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