Deep brain stimulation for Holmes' tremor related to a thalamic abscess


Peker S., Isik U. , Akgun Y., Ozek M.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, cilt.24, ss.1057-1062, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 9
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00381-008-0644-2
  • Dergi Adı: CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1057-1062

Özet

Background Medical treatment is usually ineffective for Holmes' tremor, and surgery is the treatment of choice for many patients. Here we report the case of a 14-year-old girl who developed Holmes' tremor related to a thalamic abscess and was successfully treated with thalamic deep brain stimulation.