A case of pineoblastoma primary presenting a pineal hemorrhage causing obstructive hydrocephalus

Nobuhiro Hata, Takanori Inamura, Toshio Matsushima, Koji Yoshimoto, Kiyonobu Ikezaki, Akira Nakamizo, Satoshi Inoha, Masashi Fukui

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Abstract

A 9-year-old female suddenly developed headache and nausea. Computed tomography (CT) revealed pineal mass lesion and obstructive hydrocephalus. One week after the onset, hydrocephalus spontaneously resolved. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed that the mass was a subacute hematoma and that hydrocephalus had improved. Sequential MRI 4 months later revealed an enhanced lesion in the pineal region. Total removal of the tumor by the occipital transtentorial approach established the histopathological diagnosis of pineoblastoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-70
Number of pages6
JournalNeurological Surgery
Volume30
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 6 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'A case of pineoblastoma primary presenting a pineal hemorrhage causing obstructive hydrocephalus'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Hata, N., Inamura, T., Matsushima, T., Yoshimoto, K., Ikezaki, K., Nakamizo, A., Inoha, S., & Fukui, M. (2002). A case of pineoblastoma primary presenting a pineal hemorrhage causing obstructive hydrocephalus. Neurological Surgery, 30(1), 65-70.