Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 8

Bilateral Thalamic Tumour in Children: Therapeutic Problems in Our Setting - A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Mhacks Malangu, Elisée job Befio, Jean Michel Nzisabira, Célèbre Mualaba*, Daddy Singoto and Momar Codé Ba

Department of Neurosurgery, Fann Teaching Hospital, Dakar, Senegal

*Corresponding Author: Célèbre Mualaba, Department of Neurosurgery, Fann Teaching Hospital, Dakar, Senegal.

Received: July 16, 2021; Published: July 29, 2021


Thalamic tumours in children are rare, although their incidence has not yet been established. We report a case found in our milieu in order to share experience and awake practitioner about the existence of this lesion in children.

Keywords: Thalamic Tumour; Therapeutic Problems; Children


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Citation: Célèbre Mualaba., et al. “Bilateral Thalamic Tumour in Children: Therapeutic Problems in Our Setting - A Case Report and Review of the Literature”. Acta Scientific Neurology 4.8 (2021): 78-80.


Copyright: © 2021 Célèbre Mualaba., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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