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Case Report

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma in the Fourth Ventricle

XinYi1,2#, Shuwei Qiu1#, Xiaoming Rong1, Mohammad Imran Ahmed Ibrahim1, Qingyu Shen1* and Yuefei Deng3*

1Department of Neurology, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

2Department of Neurology, the first affiliated Hospital of Jishou University, Jishou, China

3Department of Neurosurgery, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

#These authors contributed equally to this work

*Corresponding Author:
Yuefei Deng
Department of Neurosurgery, Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University
No. 107 West Yanjiang Road, Guangzhou 510120, China
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Qingyu Shen
Department of Neurology
Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital
Sun Yat-Sen University, China
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Received Date: January 06, 2017; Accepted Date: February 02, 2017; Published Date: February 04, 2017

Citation: Yi X, Qiu S, Rong X, Ibrahim MIA, Shen Q, et al. (2017) Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma in the Fourth Ventricle. J Neuroinfect Dis 8:238. doi: 10.4172/2314-7326.1000238

Copyright: © 2017 Yi X, 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.


Primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL), a highly malignant and infrequent tumor, is rarely found within the fourth ventricle. Here we report a case of isolated lymphoma within the fourth ventricle: a 61-year-old male presented with headache, mental disorder, abnormal gait and urinary incontinence. Based on the clinical symptoms and neuroimage, He was initially diagnosed as choroid plexus papilloma. However, post-surgery pathology corrected the diagnosis as a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. To the best of our knowledge, only nine cases are documented in the literature and all of them were initially diagnosed as other tumours or not determined. Therefore, Thesis unconventional location and atypical clinical manifestation of PCNSL in the fourth ventricle should be included on the list of differential diagnosis of the fourth ventricle tumors.

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