Hemidystonia as presenting symptom of an optic glioma

W. P. Vandertop, D. J. Kamphuis, T. D. Witkamp

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The first case is presented of an exophytic chiasmatic-hypothalamic glioma causing progressive hemidystonia in an 8-year-old boy, and all 24 reported cases of intraaxial cerebral tumours resulting in symptomatic hemidystonia are reviewed
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-292
Number of pages4
JournalChild s nervous system : ChNS
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1997


  • Astrocytoma/complications
  • Child
  • Cranial Nerve Neoplasms/complications
  • Dominance, Cerebral/physiology
  • Dystonia/diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Hypothalamic Neoplasms/complications
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local/complications
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Optic Chiasm/surgery
  • Optic Nerve Diseases/complications
  • Reoperation

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