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Surg Neurol Int


The first 3-D volumetric analysis of mesencephalothalamic giant perivascular spaces showing steady and slow growth over 17 years.


Okada T, Makimoto K, Itoh K, Moinuddin FM, Yoshimoto K, Arita K
Surg Neurol Int. 2020; 11:300.
PMID: 33093977.


Giant perivascular spaces (PVSs) are very rare condition in the brain and can be associated with neurological symptoms. It often enlarges and causes obstructive hydrocephalus which requires surgical intervention. However, the growth velocity has never been investigated.