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Hydrocephalus associated with spinal intramedullary pilocytic astrocytoma


 Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Sachin A Borkar,
Room No. 720, Department of Neurosurgery, Neurosciences Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110 029
India
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Hydrocephalus secondary to intraspinal tumors is a well-known but rare condition. We report a case of holocord intramedullary pilocytic astrocytoma associated with hydrocephalus in a 29-year-old male patient. He underwent ventriculoperitoneal shunt followed by subtotal resection of the tumor.


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