A 33-year-old male presented to the emergency department with a 5-day history of exertional dyspnoea, dry cough, lethargy and an ongoing fever of 38.9°C. He had been previously diagnosed with left-frontal oligodendroglioma during a work-up following a new-onset seizure 4 months earlier. After successful tumour resection and adjuvant radiotherapy, the patient totally recovered without any residual paresis. He was maintained on valproic acid and dexamethasone at a dose that was tapered down to 2 mg·day-1.
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