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  Central Neurocytoma Presenting Headache and Papilledema: A Case Report [Turk J Neurol]
Turk J Neurol. 2021; 27(4): 451-453 | DOI: 10.4274/tnd.2021.54815  

Central Neurocytoma Presenting Headache and Papilledema: A Case Report

Mohamed Sheikh Hassan1, Yavuz Yücel2
1Somalia Turkey Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Neurology, Mogadishu, Somalia
2Bursa City Hospital, Clinic of Neurology, Bursa, Turkey

Central neurocytomas are WHO grade II neuroepithelial intraventricular tumors with fairly characteristic imaging features that can cause obstructive hydrocephalus and manifest as increased intracranial pressure. Here we present the case of a 32-year-old man with no known chronic disease presenting with headache and papilledema of 2 months duration. Brain magnetic resonance imaging revealed a mass lesion growing from the septum pellucidum level into both lateral ventricles, measuring approximately 67x60 mm in size, containing cystic areas consistent with neurocytoma.

Keywords: Brain tumor, central neurocytoma, hydrocephalus, papilledema


Mohamed Sheikh Hassan, Yavuz Yücel. Central Neurocytoma Presenting Headache and Papilledema: A Case Report. Turk J Neurol. 2021; 27(4): 451-453

Corresponding Author: Mohamed Sheikh Hassan, Somalia


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