Cystic trochlear nerve neurinoma mimicking intrinsic brainstem tumour

S. N. Shenoy, A. Raja

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Trochlear nerve neurinomas are very rare with less than 20 surgically proved cases reported in the literature. A case of histologically proved cystic trochlear nerve neurinoma, which was mimicking an intrinsic brainstem tumour is reported here. The tumour was totally excised. The clinical features and surgical management are described and the literature reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-186
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2004
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Neurology


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