CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Asian J Neurosurg 2023; 18(01): 213-215
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1763530
Case Report

Dominant Fronto-temporal Lobectomy for Refractory Intracranial Hypertension following an Acute Arterial Ischemic Stroke in a Child

Nameet Jerath
1   Department of Pediatrics, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, Delhi, India
Aditendraditya Singh Bhati
2   Department of Neurosurgery, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, Delhi, India
Sudheer Kumar Tyagi
2   Department of Neurosurgery, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, Delhi, India
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Fronto-temporal lobectomy for refractory intracranial hypertension following an acute arterial ischemic stroke in a child is rarely performed following failed conventional measures including decompressive craniectomy. We present a case of a 10-year-old child who presented with acute ischemic stroke with intractable cerebral edema and failed conventional measures including decompressive craniectomy and had significant neurological recovery following frontotemporal lobectomy.

Publication History

Article published online:
31 March 2023

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