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Laughing seizures due to a midline intraventricular neoplasm in tuberous sclerosis

Show simple item record Gunatilake, S. en_US de Silva, D.G.H. en_US 2014-10-29T09:14:32Z 2014-10-29T09:14:32Z 1995 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Archives of Disease in Childhood. 1995; 72(5): pp.443-44 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0003-9888 (Print) en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1468-2044 (Electronic) en_US
dc.description Indexed in MEDLINE
dc.description.abstract Laughing seizures have been described in association with hypothalamic hamartomas and precocious puberty. Laughing seizures due to a neoplasm arising from the floor of the left lateral ventricle extending down towards the hypothalamus in a child with tuberous sclerosis is reported. This combination has not been reported before and emphasises the importance of imaging to diagnose such midline lesions in children with paroxysmal laughing. en_US
dc.publisher British Medical Association en_US
dc.subject Hypothalamic Neoplasms en_US
dc.subject Hypothalamic Neoplasms-complications
dc.subject Hypothalamic Neoplasms-diagnosis
dc.subject Laughter
dc.subject Seizures-etiology
dc.subject Tuberous Sclerosis-complications
dc.title Laughing seizures due to a midline intraventricular neoplasm in tuberous sclerosis en_US
dc.type Case Report en_US
dc.identifier.department Medicine en_US
dc.creator.corporateauthor British Medical Association en_US
dc.creator.corporateauthor Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health en_US

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