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Niemann-Pick disease type C is a rare lipid trafficking disorder characterized by the accumulation of cholesterol and glycosphingolipids in the brain and viscera. Perinatal, early infantile, late infantile, juvenile and adult forms are distinguished based on the age of manifestation. In the juvenile form, patients in their early years are usually, but not(More)
A unique case of a meningeal melanocytoma located in the pineal region is presented. This 48-year-old man presented with a round pineal region tumor that caused triventricular hydrocephalus and exhibited slow clinical progression. During surgery a black encapsulated tumor was found and totally removed. On histopathological examination, the tumor proved to(More)
We have previously found that unilateral labyrinthectomy is accompanied by modification of hyaluronan and chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan staining in the lateral vestibular nucleus of rats and the time course of subsequent reorganization of extracellular matrix assembly correlates to the restoration of impaired vestibular function. The tenascin-R has(More)
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