Contributed by Thomas J Cummings MD, Charleen T Chu MD, PhD, Christine M Hulette MD
Department of Pathology (TJC and CMH), Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 27710
Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology (CTC), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Published on line in December 1998
A 16 year old female presented with two months of progressively worsening headaches, lethargy and visual disturbances. Her past medical history included developmental delay, shunted hydrocephalus, and tethered cord release. Neurological examination displayed no focal lesions, and endocrinologic studies were unremarkable.