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Table 1 Isolated third ventricular glioblastoma cases described in literature

From: Isolated third ventricle glioblastoma

Author(s) Number of cases Age (years)/sex Clinical features Neuroradiological features Treatment
Yasargil (1996) 4 N/A N/A Anterior portion of the third ventricle Frontal interhemispheric approach
Lee and Manzano (1997) 1 59/M Depression, anxiety disorder, urinary incontinence, disorientation, memory deficits, gait disorder Third-ventricle ring enhanced lesion with obstructive hydrocephalus Ventriculostomy, transcallosal partial removal of the tumor, postoperative radio- and chemo-therapy
Albert Lasierra (1999) 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lejeune et al. (2000) 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Villani and Tomei (2000) 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Vougiouklakis et al. (2006) 1 34/M Unconsciousness Hydocephalus, hemorrhagic third ventricle lesion Died
Prieto et al. (2006) 1 29/F Polydipsia, polyuria, depression Heterogenous anterior third ventricle lesion with ring-enhancement, obstructive hydrocephalus V-P shunt for hydrocephalus, frontal-transcortical-transventricular, subtotal removal of the lesion
Hariri et al. (2014) 1 62/F Headache, somnolence, cognitive decline Homogenous, non-enhancing mass with mild hydrocephalus N/A
Present case 1 36/F Headache, blurred vision, confusion Heterogeneously enhanced multi-cystic lesion with obstructive hydrocephalus V-P shunt for hydrocephalus, stereotactic biopsy from the tumor, post-operative radiotherapy and chemotherapy
  1. F female, M male, N/A not available, V-P ventriculo-peritoneal