Adnan Arslan

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BACKGROUND Epidural fibrosis and leptomeningeal adhesion formation are among the common causes of failed back surgery syndrome. Urokinase has been commonly used in treating aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracerebral hematoma. METHODS In a rat model, the potential of local urokinase in preventing the production of epidural fibrosis due to(More)
Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis is an inherited disorder of unknown etiology. It is a rare disease characterized by calcified intraalveolar microgranules. Several hypotheses on the etiopathogenesis have been put forward, such as increased intestinal calcium resorption and retention. This case report of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis is associated with(More)
INTRODUCTION Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor as a rare neoplastic lesion is seen most commonly in the pulmonary system. Beside the presence of limited number of inflammatory myofibroblastic tumors of the gastrointestinal tract in the literature, co-existence with acute appendicitis has not been reported before. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 27-year-old woman(More)
Lumbar puncture in a premature newborn undergoing therapy for sepsis revealed meningitis. Contrast-enhanced cranial tomography revealed multiple, homogeneously or ring-like enhanced lesions with peripheral edema. Cerebrospinal fluid culture showed growth of candida. Significant clinical recovery after Amphotericin-B treatment was noted. Follow-up CT(More)
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