Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 28, Issue 9, pp 729–731 | Cite as

Intracranial lipoma of the quadrigeminal region associated with complex partial seizures

  • Jiro Ono
  • Tomoko Ikeda
  • Katsumi Imai
  • Toshiyuki Mano
  • Taro Matsuoka
  • Toshisaburo Nagai
  • Shintaro Okada

Abstract

A 7-year-old Japanese boy with an intracranial lipoma of the quadrigeminal region and complex partial seizures is reported. Among 28 published patients with lipoma originating in the quadrigeminal plate and ambient cistern, 6 suffered from seizures and 3 were mentally retarded. Our patient's seizures were controlled with carbamazepine.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiro Ono
    • 1
  • Tomoko Ikeda
    • 1
  • Katsumi Imai
    • 1
  • Toshiyuki Mano
    • 1
  • Taro Matsuoka
    • 1
  • Toshisaburo Nagai
    • 2
  • Shintaro Okada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, JapanJP
  2. 2.Division of Paediatrics, Toyonaka City Hospital, Osaka, JapanJP

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