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Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences 2000 March;44(1):42-5

Copyright © 2000 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Thalamic epidermoid cyst. A case report

Gupta V. 1, Sinha S. 1, Singh A. K. 1, Tatke M. 2, Kumar S. 1, Singh D. 1

1 Department of Neurosurgical, G. B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India; 2 Department of Pathology, G. B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India


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A ­case of tha­lam­ic epi­der­moid ­cyst is report­ed. Its clin­i­cal pres­en­ta­tion, radio­log­i­cal, oper­a­tive find­ings ­and his­to­log­i­cal find­ings ­are dis­cussed. Intraparenchymal epi­der­moids ­are uncom­mon ­and to ­our knowl­edge ­only ­one ­case of tha­lam­ic epi­der­moid ­has ­been report­ed ear­li­er. The lit­er­a­ture is ­reviewed in ­regard to inci­dence, loca­tion ­and eti­ol­o­gy of Intracerebral epi­der­moid ­tumor ­cysts.

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