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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society > Volume 24(6); 1995 > Article
Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1995;24(6): 718-722.
Cervical Syringomyelia Associated with Cerebellar Mixed Oligo-Astrocytoma: A Case Report.
Jun Hyeok Song, Yong Gu Chung, Ki Chan Lee, Hoon Kap Lee
Department of Neurosurgery, Korea University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
The authors present a case of cervical syringomyelia associated with cerebellar mixed oligoastrocytoma in an 18-month-old boy who was normally delivered at full-term. The child presented with an increasing incidence of vomiting and irritability, and a poor truncal control. Preoperative magnetic resonance imaging of the brain revealed cerebellar vermian tumor with an obstructive hydrocephalus and a small-sized syringomyelia at the 6th cervical vertebral level. The tumor was completely removed via suboccipital craniectomy. Histologically, the tumor consisted of mixed oligo-astrocytoma. The cervical syringomyelia was conservatively managed with no specific operative treatment. At two months postoperatively, magnetic resonance imaging of the cervical spine showed a remarkable reduction in size of the syringomyelic cavity.
Key Words: Cerebellar tumor; Mixed oligo; Astrocytoma; Cervical syringomyelia
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