Parkinsonism Associated with Brain Tumor : A Case Report of Meningioma

Authors

  • Pataravit Rukskul Neurosurgical Unit, Division of Surgery, Department of Clinical Science, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani,Thailand.

Keywords:

Parkinsonism, Meningiomas,, Brain Tumor

Abstract

             A 65-year-old female presented with parkinsonism was investigated at Thammasat University Hospital. Computed tomography showed a 6.4x4.3X6-cm tumor at right frontoparietal region. A right fronto-temporo-parietal craniotomy was done and the tumor was completely removed. The pathological findings confirmed as a meningioma. Two months later, parkinsonism disappeared complete. This outcome supports the notion that local compression due to edema may cause a functional disorder in the basal ganglia producing reversible contralateral parkinsonism.

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Published

2000-06-30

How to Cite

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Rukskul P. Parkinsonism Associated with Brain Tumor : A Case Report of Meningioma. Thai J Surg [Internet]. 2000 Jun. 30 [cited 2022 Nov. 28];21(2):65-8. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ThaiJSurg/article/view/243355

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