Acta Medica Iranica 2010. 0(No. 4):277-278.

A Case of Brainstem Cavernous Angioma Presenting with Persistent Hiccups
Mohammad Ali Arami


Intractable hiccup most be considered as a symptom of underlying serious pathologies. We report a case of medulla oblongata cavernous angima presented with persistant hiccup and without any improvement during routine nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment regimns. The patient is under our follow up visits and surgery is very high risk for this young girl.


Hiccup; Hemangioma, cavernous; brain stem

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