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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 20-22

Intraventricular hydatid cyst causing entrapped temporal horn syndrome: A case report and review of literature


Dept. of Neurosurgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Correspondence Address:
P Maurya
c/o Dr. Vivek Sharma, Head, Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.32002

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Entrapped temporal horn is due to obstruction of one lateral ventricle in the region of trigone. The isolated temporal horn presents itself as a mass lesion. Intraventricular hydatid cyst presenting as an entrapped temporal horn has not been reported in literature till date. We report a case of intraventricular hydatid cyst causing entrapped right temporal horn in a 25-year-old female.






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