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Renal cell carcinoma presenting as Garcin's syndrome.

By S I Mubaidin, J B Sunna, M A Beiruti, M M Shennak and M S Ayoub


A 50 year old man presented with progressive unilateral cranial nerve palsies (Garcin's syndrome) for one year. Skull radiography and computed tomography (CT) showed intracranial extension of a soft tissue tumour from the right base of the skull. Necropsy revealed a papillary cell carcinoma of the right kidney and metastases in the base of the skull

Topics: Research Article
Year: 1990
DOI identifier: 10.1136/jnnp.53.7.613
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