volume 27, issue 2, P256-258 2012
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2012.741738
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Abstract: Brainstem gliomas are neoplasms primarily affecting children. Depending on the type, they usually present with varying combination of multiple bilateral or unilateral cranial nerve palsies, long-tract signs, ataxia and sometimes hydrocephalus. Though movement disorders have been reported in association with basal ganglia and thalamic tumours, hemi-chorea, as a presentation of brainstem glioma, has not been reported till date. I present a case of a 9-year-old female child, who presented with complaints of diffi…

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