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Case Reports in Neurological Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 7627289, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7627289
Case Report

A Successful Treatment of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy with Choroid Plexus Cauterization for Hydrocephalus in Walker-Warburg Syndrome

1Division of Neurosurgery, University of Missouri, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
2Division of Genetics, University of Missouri, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, USA

Received 24 July 2016; Revised 4 December 2016; Accepted 12 December 2016

Academic Editor: Andreas K. Demetriades

Copyright © 2016 Tomoko Tanaka et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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