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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 12(3); 1983 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1983;12(3): 407-413.
A Case of Epidermoid in the Third Ventricle: Case Report.
Jae Kwang Ryu, Joong Wook Park, Je Hyuk Lee, Jung Hyun Woo
Department of Neurosurgery, Chonnam University Medical School Hospital, Kwang ju, Korea.
ABSTRACT
A case of a third ventricular epidermoid is presented, which was diagnosed by conray ventriculography and computerized tomography. The tumor was subtotally removed through a low parieto-occipital approach and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt was performed. The epidermoid of the third ventricle is extremely rare and only a few cases have been reported in the literatures. It's incidence, preoperative diagnosis, surgical technique and complications are briefly reviewed.
Key Words: Epidermoid; Conray ventriculography CT scan; Ventriculo-peritoneal shunt; Low parieto-occipital approach
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