|Year : 2001 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 395--7
An unusual presentation of an intra-parenchymatous frontal yolk sac tumour : case report.
AS Netalkar, RR Sharma, AK Mahapatra, J Sousa, SD Lad, SJ Pawar, GP Mishra, MM Musa
Department of Neurosurgery, National Neurosurgical Centre, Khoula Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman., Oman
Yolk sac tumours are rare conditions among the germ cell tumours. Intracerebral germ cell tumours are exceedingly rare. A 15 year old girl presenting with a one week history of raised intracranial pressure is described. She had bilateral papilloedema and a right 6th nerve palsy. CT scan showed an intra-parenchymatous right frontal ring enhancing lesion of 2 cms diameter. The patient underwent microsurgical total excision of the tumour, followed by chemotherapy. She was asymptomatic at three years following surgery.
A S Netalkar
Department of Neurosurgery, National Neurosurgical Centre, Khoula Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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