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A case of ossified chronic subdural hematoma is presented in a 13-year-old male in whom the mass was surgically removed. His neurological deficits continued afterward but were less severe.
Pituitary abscess secondary to an adenoma is rare. To date, only 19 cases have been reported. This is the first report of a patient who presented with bilateral total ophthalmoplegia. A 59-year-old male patient presented with headache, nausea, vomiting, decreasing visual acuity, diplopia and bilateral ophthalmoplegia with ptosis. Magnetic resonance imaging… (More)
A 28-year-old woman presented with a rare primary epidural hemangioma without adjacent vertebral involvement manifesting as progressive paraparesis. Magnetic resonance imaging of the thoracic spine showed an epidural lesion at T4-5 space appearing as isointense on T1-weighted images with enhancement by contrast medium and hyperintense on T2-weighted images.… (More)
A case of malignant teratoma of the cerebellopontine angle is presented. Preoperative findings suggested an acoustic neurinoma or a meningioma. Particularly in adulthood, malignant teratomas arising in unusual locations can simulate common intracranial tumors.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the Bartholin gland is an uncommon malignant gynecological tumor. Brain metastasis from a malignant gynecological lesion is encountered rarely and the prognosis for this type of metastasis is poor. Different treatment protocols, such as resection, stereotactic radiosurgery, whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT), and… (More)
A case of cystic cavernous hemangioma of the cerebellopontine angle is described. The clinical findings, location of the tumor, and computed tomographic findings were unusual. This rare lesion must be considered in the differential diagnosis of cystic infratentorial masses.
PURPOSE To prospectively define proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) findings of meningiomas, and describe the ability or inability of short- and long-echo MRS to differentiate typical and atypical meningiomas in vivo. MATERIAL AND METHODS Seventeen patients with pathologically confirmed typical meningiomas and six with atypical meningiomas were… (More)
OBJECTIVE Spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEDL) is a rare disorder often associated with the administration of exogenous steroids or the elevation of endogenous steroids. Spinal epidural lipomatosis develops in some patients in the absence of elevated steroid levels. The limited information known about idiopathic SEDL comes predominantly from isolated case… (More)
Background. Pituitary abscess is rare and most of the cases are of bacterial origin. True fungal pituitary abscess is extremely rare only five cases have been reported. In this report, we present a case of aspergillus pituitary abscess. Mortality rate in intracranial aspergillosis is close to 100% especially in immunsuppressed patients when undiagnosed and… (More)