- Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
- Department of Nuclear Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Department of Neurosurgery, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
DOI:10.4103/2152-7806.176673Copyright: © 2016 Surgical Neurology International This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as the author is credited and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
How to cite this article: Goudihalli SR, Srinivasan A, Mittal BR, Dhandapani S. Frontal lobe signs after posterior fossa surgery: Is hypoperfusion ignored?. Surg Neurol Int 17-Feb-2016;7:20
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Behavioral manifestations constitute major burden of patients suffering from brain tumors.[
A 12-year-old boy, diagnosed with posterior fossa mass lesion underwent ventriculoperitoneal shunt followed by definitive surgery. He developed acute mutism symptoms after the surgery and presented with hyperactivity, inattention, and inappropriate social behavior in the form of soiling and urinating in public. Single-photon emission computed tomography was performed 15 days after surgery for these symptoms and it showed cerebral hypoperfusion in right frontal and thalamoganglionic regions [
Altered speech and other manifestations after posterior fossa surgery are often secondary to edema or hypoperfusion adjacent to the surgical trauma.[
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