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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1982;11(4): 553-557.
Oligodendroglioma in the Fourth Ventricle: Case Report.
Yong Ku Chung, Hoon Kap Lee, Ki Chan Lee, Jeong Wha Chu
Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
The authors present a case of oligodendroglioma in the 4th ventricle which is extremely rare in occurrence. The patient is 11 year-old male whose complaints were severe headache and vomiting. In the brain computes tomogram, hyperdense mass seated in the 4th ventricle with marked hydrocephalus. The patient had operation for removal of the tumor. In the operating field, there are no relation of the choroid plexus and specific vesselas but the tumor attached firmly on the floor of the 4th ventricle. The tumor was removed totally. The pathologic specimens were verified oligodendroglioma.
Key Words: Hyperdense mass; 4th ventricle; Oligodendroglioma; Hydrocephalus
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