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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 71, Issue 5, pp 469–471 | Cite as

Isolated “one and a half syndrome” with brainstem tuberculoma

  • Vimla Menon
  • Madhurjya Gogoi
  • Rohit Saxena
  • Sumit Singh
  • Arvind Kumar
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Abstract

A seldom reported causal association of two rare entities, an isolated brainstem tuberculoma and an isolated One and a half syndrome in a 12 year old girl is presented. MRI showed an isolated inflammatory granuloma in the brainstem which on empirical treatment with anti tubercular drugs resulted in complete restoration of ocular motility, along with resolution of the lesion on follow up MRI at 6 months. The diagnosis and management are discussed.

Key words

Brainstem tuberculoma One and a half syndrome 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vimla Menon
    • 2
  • Madhurjya Gogoi
    • 2
  • Rohit Saxena
    • 2
  • Sumit Singh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Arvind Kumar
    • 2
  1. 1.Deptt of NeurologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic SciencesAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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