volume 30, issue 4, P444-447 2016
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1133805
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Abstract: Introduction Stereotactic mesencephalotomy is an ablative procedure which lesions the pain pathways (spinothalamic and trigeminothalamic tracts) at the midbrain level to treat medically refractory, nociceptive, contralateral pain. Sparsely reported in contemporary English language literature, this operation is at risk of being lost from the modern-day neurosurgical practice. Methods We present a case report and brief review of the literature on stereotactic mesencephalotomy. A 17-year-old girl with cervical co…

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