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Lhermitte-Duclos disease

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A 46-year-old female patient with previously recognized Graves’ ophthalmopathy, underwent total thyroidectomy. After thyroid surgery exophthalmos worsened and signs unsteadiness of gait appeared. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a lesion in the basal portion of the left cerebellar hemisphere. Therefore, the patient underwent surgery. Pathological examination revealed dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum (Lhermitte-Duclos disease).

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Chiofalo, M.G., Cappabianca, P., Del Basso De Caro, M.L. et al. Lhermitte-Duclos disease. J Neurooncol 82, 183–185 (2007).

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