Pediatric brain stem tumor presenting as a pure motorhemiparesis

Eliezer Lahat, Charles Lanzieri, Sibylle A. Wallace, Alan M. Aron

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The clinical syndrome of pure motor hemiparesisoccurs with lacunar lesions in the internal capsule or in the basis pontis in hypertensive adults. It has been described in three patients with brain stem tumors of which two were children. A 3 1/2 years old boy with a brain stem tumor which presented as pure motor hemiparesis is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-63
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1989


  • brain stem
  • hemiplegia
  • tumour


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