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Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria

Print version ISSN 0004-282X

Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. vol.52 no.2 São Paulo June 1994

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X1994000200021 

Quiste hidatídico cerebral en niños en el Hospital Nacional Cayetano heredia: a propósito de un caso

 

Cerebral hydatidosis in children in Cayetano Heredia Hospital (Lima, Peru): case report

 

 

Daniel Guillén; Patricia Campos; Ildauro Aguirre; Daniel Porturas; Pedro Noriega; Marcos Alva; Alfredo Fuentes-Dávila; Wesley Alaba

Servicios de Pediatría y Neurocirurgía, Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Perú

 

 


RESUMEN

Se presenta el caso de una niña de 12 años de edad con siete meses de evolución de signos focales e hipertensión endocraneana progressiva. Con ayuda de la TAC se diagnosticó tumoración quística gigante compatible a hidatidosis cerebral. Se realizó craneotomía y extirpación del quiste sin complicaciones. La hidatidosis cerebral es rara, su diagnóstico es clínico-tomográfico y el tratamiento siempre es quirúrgico.

Palavras-Llave: hidatidosis, cerebro, niños, hipertensión endocraneana, tumor quístico.


SUMMARY

Case report of a 12 years old female child who developed in the last seven months focal neurological signs and progressive intracranial hypertension. CT scan showed a giant cystic tumor, and cerebral hydatidosis has been diagnosed. The hydatic cyst was surgically removed without complications. Cerebral hydatidosis is rare, its diagnosis is clinical and tomographic, and the treatment is always surgical.

Key words: hydatidosis, brain, children, intracranial hypertension, cystic tumor.


 

 

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Aceite: 8-outubro-1993.

 

 

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