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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 10. No. 3, 2005

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2005;10:211-213

Case Report

A Newborn with Ptosis Secondary to a Cavernous Haemangioma

CLF Woo, BHT Ho, BWY Young


Intracranial cavernous haemangioma is rare in neonates. Its natural course is still unclear. Surgical resection is recommended in symptomatic cases. A neonate suffered from intracranial cavernous haemangioma causing unilateral third nerve palsy was presented. The cavernous haemangioma resolved spontaneous in a few months time. The presentations, imaging findings and progress were reported.

新生兒海綿狀血管瘤屬罕見。其自然的病程仍未知。有症狀的病例被建議外科切除。一例新生兒海綿狀血管瘤造成單側第 3 對顱神經麻痹。海綿狀血管瘤在數月內自動痊癒。該文報導了其臨床表現、影像學發現及發病進程。

Keyword : Cavernous haemangioma; Intracranial



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