Spinal ependymoma presenting with visual and hearing impairment – An unusual sequelae

Jagathlal Gangadharan, Vani Santosh, Rose Bharath, Paritosh Pandey
2012 Indian Journal of Neurosurgery  
Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system is a rare complication of recurrent bleeding in the neuraxis which may present with various symptoms. We report a case of spinal tumor presenting with superficial siderosis with involvement of vision and hearing along with ataxia. This is a rare presentation of superficial siderosis. The pathogenesis of selective involvement of these cranial nerves is discussed.
doi:10.4103/2277-9167.102298 fatcat:ddizpfresjfctfpy2jylxns3oa