Subependymoma of the lateral ventricle: case report and literature review.


:A case is presented of a 35-year-old man, who suffered intermittent hydrocephalic attacks due to a large subependymoma arising within the left lateral ventricle. The sparse literature on this rare tumour is reviewed.


Br J Neurosurg


Iqbal Z,Sutcliffe JC




Has Abstract


1994-01-01 00:00:00












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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2011-06-01 00:00:00

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    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Decompressive craniectomy is often emergently performed in an effort to reduce intracranial hypertension. After this urgent intervention, brain-injured patients often start rehabilitation programs but are left with a skull defect. Cranioplasty is often performed in these situations in order to repair this def...

    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2010-06-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2013-04-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2020-05-15 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2012-12-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:British journal of neurosurgery

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2020-01-29 00:00:00

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    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


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    更新日期:2011-10-01 00:00:00