Hemidystonia as presenting symptom of an optic glioma

W P Vandertop, D J Kamphuis, T D Witkamp

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Abstract

The first case is presented of an exophytic chiasmatic-hypothalamic glioma causing progressive hemidystonia in an 8-year-old boy, and all 24 reported cases of intraaxial cerebral tumours resulting in symptomatic hemidystonia are reviewed.

LanguageEnglish
Pages289-92
Number of pages4
JournalChild's Nervous System
Volume13
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1997

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Vandertop, W P ; Kamphuis, D J ; Witkamp, T D. / Hemidystonia as presenting symptom of an optic glioma. In: Child's Nervous System. 1997 ; Vol. 13, No. 5. pp. 289-92.
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Hemidystonia as presenting symptom of an optic glioma. / Vandertop, W P; Kamphuis, D J; Witkamp, T D.

In: Child's Nervous System, Vol. 13, No. 5, 05.1997, p. 289-92.

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