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A Case of Pineal Epidermoid Cyst with Ependymoma in the Third Ventricle.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1983;26(1):86-90.
Published online January 31, 1983.
A Case of Pineal Epidermoid Cyst with Ependymoma in the Third Ventricle.
Chull Kwon Chung1, Chang Moo Lee1, Myung Hi Shin1, Ji Sub Oh1, Leland Albright2
1Department of pediatrics, Wallace Memorial Baptist Hospital,Busan,Korea
2Department of pediatric neurosugery, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh. PA. U.S.A.
10세 남아에서 송과체 낭종과 3뇌 실내세포종이 함께 발생한 례
정철권1, 이창무1, 신명희1, 오지섭1, Leland Albright2
1왈레스기념 침례회병원 소아과
A 10 years old boy was presented with chief complaints of polypnagia, headache, intermittent vomiting and diplopia. Brain CAT revealed pineal tumor and surgical remove of the tumor mass was successfully done, which was proved to be epidermoid cyst. One month after operation the previous symptoms were recurred and his condition was getting worse progressively. Another brain CAT revealed enlarged mass and reoperation was done, which revealed malignant ependymoma in the third ventricle. We thought this is an unusual case to have pineal epidermoid cyst and malignant ependymoma in the third ventricle in a month of period. We reviewed literatures and could not find the similar cases.
Key Words: Epidermoid cyst, ependymoma.

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