Primary Extradural Meningioma Presenting as Garcin’s Syndrome – a Case Report

Authors: T. Krejčí 1;  T. Hrbáč 1;  R. Lipina 1,2;  T. Paleček 1
Authors‘ workplace: Neurochirurgická klinika, Fakultní nemocnice Ostrava 1;  LF Ostravské univerzity v Ostravě 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2012; 75/108(4): 490-493
Category: Case Report


Garcin’s syndrome is characterized by a unilateral, progressive lesion of at least seven cranial nerves, together with radiological signs of osteoclastic skull base lesion, without signs of elevated intracranial pressure or disturbances to long sensory and motor pathways. The authors present a case study of primary extradural meningioma presenting as Garcin’s syndrome, not published in the Czech literature yet.

Key words:
Garcin’s syndrome – cranial nerve lesion – extradural meningioma


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