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Diffuse cerebral vasospasm is a rare complication following tumour resection. This phenomenon seems to be even rarer in the paediatric population and more so following resections of posterior fossa tumours. Here we report diffuse cerebral vasospasm in a child with hypoglossal nerve Schwannoma eight days following resection of the tumour.

Original publication

DOI

10.3109/02688697.2013.865705

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Neurosurg

Publication Date

08/2014

Volume

28

Pages

541 - 543

Keywords

delayed ischaemic neurological deficit, paediatric, posterior fossa, schwannoma, vasospasm, Cerebral Angiography, Child, Cranial Nerve Neoplasms, Female, Humans, Milrinone, Neurilemmoma, Nimodipine, Postoperative Complications, Vasospasm, Intracranial