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PURPOSE To determine the diagnostic value of mammographic criteria in cases of isolated clustered microcalcifications. MATERIALS AND METHODS Four hundred mammographic studies of isolated clustered microcalcifications for which surgical verification was available were reviewed. A descriptive statistical study was performed to evaluate the distribution of(More)
Epidermoid cyst or cholesteastoma is a congenital slow growing lesion. It usually arises in the paramedian cisterns of the posterior fossa. Its incidence varies between 0.2 and 1% of all intracranial tumors. The cerebello-pontine angle (CPA) is the most common localization. Our study reports 10 observations of CPA epidermoid cysts, treated in our department(More)
Posterior épidural migration of a lumbar disc herniation is rare. Clinical symptoms frequently indicate severe radicular compression. Cauda equina syndrome is very unusual. Three cases of cauda equina syndrome from posterior epidural migration of a lumbar disc herniation along with a review of the literature are presented to illustrate the Imaging features(More)
Adjuvant tamoxifen (TAM) has been proved to reduce recurrence and mortality in early breast cancer, nevertheless many patients did not receive TAM as adjuvant therapy after local treatment. In order to study the efficacy of delayed TAM therapy in patients who were not given immediate adjuvant hormonal treatment, a multicenter randomized trial has been(More)
The authors report one case of multiple and bilateral cerebral hydatic cysts in a eight years old child. The disease was revealed by cranial hypertension signs, with homonymous hemianopsia. The diagnosis was based on the cerebral CT scan, and confirmed by surgical operation which was performed in two stages. The evolution was uneventful.
Aneurysmal bone cysts (ABC) are benign tumors of the bones, formed by multiple cysts filled with blood and eroding the bone. They are rarely located at the skull. We report a case of a right temporal ABC in a 5-year-old girl. On admission, the physical examination showed a tough and fixed tumor, with no inflammatory signs nor vascular characteristics. The(More)
The intramedullary localization of schwannoma is rare, corresponding to 0.3% of all intraspinal tumors. We report a case of intramedullary schwannoma without symptoms suggestive of neurofibromatosis. This patient presented with symptoms of spinal compression. Total removal of the tumor was achieved. The literature is reviewed about of this rare localization(More)