Accessing Escalators: A Central Vestibular Disorder After Posterior Fossa Tumor Removal

Journal of Child Neurology, 04/16/2012

The authors describe a patient with a posterior fossa ependymoma who despite a remarkable recovery following treatment has been frustrated by difficulty in using escalators. Such symptom selectivity is explained by specific vertical visuomotor and high–frequency vestibular deficits disrupting the execution of this complex motor act.

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