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A Case of Brainstem Cavernous Angioma Presenting with Persistent Hiccups

Author(s): Mohammad Ali Arami

Journal: Acta Medica Iranica
ISSN 0044-6025

Volume: Vol. 48;
Issue: No. 4;
Start page: 277;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Hiccup | Hemangioma | cavernous | brain stem

"nIntractable hiccup most be considered as a symptom of underlying serious pathologies. We report a case of medulla oblongata cavernous angima presented with persistant hiccup and without any improvement during routine nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment regimns. The patient is under our follow up visits and surgery is very high risk for this young girl.
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