Deep brain stimulator

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Deep brain stimulator inserted 10 days previously for treatment of tremor. Tremor improved, but severe headache and strange neurological symptoms including paraesthesia.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

Two metallic wires traverse the cranium anteriorly with their tips in the deep grey matter. This is  a deep-brain stimulator.

Case Discussion

Deep brain stimulator with the leads positioned in the deep grey matter bilaterally.  No cause for odd symptoms.

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Case information

rID: 14363
Published: 17th Jul 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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