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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 894--896

Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System Caused by Glioneuronal Tumor: A Case Report and Literature Review

Takao Teranishi1, Shigeo Ohba2, Yushi Kawazoe2, Kazuhide Adachi2, Kazuhiro Murayama3, Seiji Yamada4, Masato Abe5, Mitsuhiro Hasegawa2, Yuichi Hirose2 
1 Department of Neurosurgery, Fujita Health University, Aichi, Japan
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
3 Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
4 Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
5 Department of Pathology, School of Health Sciences, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Shigeo Ohba
Department of Neurosurgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1-98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake-cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192
Japan

Superficial siderosis is a rare disease resulting from the deposited hemosiderin owing to repeated subarachnoid hemorrhage. It has been reported that hemosiderin deposits on the brain surface and brain parenchyma causes nerve disorder, resulting in progressive and irreversible hearing loss, cerebellar ataxia and pyramidal disorder. The brain tumor is one of the cause of superficial siderosis. A 16-year-old female present a nearby hospital with complaints of absence seizure. A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a heterogeneously enhanced mass at the right temporal lobe. Susceptibility-weighted imaging revealed diffuse and extensive superficial siderosis on the brain surface. The tumor was gross totally removed and diagnosed as glioneuronal tumor. The patient had been well, although susceptibility-weighted imaging performed one year after the surgery showed superficial siderosis remained. Early diagnosis and prevention of bleeding sources are recommended to prevent symptom progression associated with superficial siderosis. Susceptibility-weighted imaging is considered useful for early detection of superficial siderosis.


How to cite this article:
Teranishi T, Ohba S, Kawazoe Y, Adachi K, Murayama K, Yamada S, Abe M, Hasegawa M, Hirose Y. Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System Caused by Glioneuronal Tumor: A Case Report and Literature Review.Neurol India 2020;68:894-896


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Teranishi T, Ohba S, Kawazoe Y, Adachi K, Murayama K, Yamada S, Abe M, Hasegawa M, Hirose Y. Superficial Siderosis of the Central Nervous System Caused by Glioneuronal Tumor: A Case Report and Literature Review. Neurol India [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Nov 30 ];68:894-896
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