Alexandre Ayres De Sousa

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Lipoma of the cerebellopontine angle is a very rare tumor. We report the case of a 14-years-old female, with left side deafness during three years, associated with headache. CT scan showed an hypodense mass, without enhancement at the cerebellopontine angle. The patient was treated surgically by left retrosigmoid approach. The lesion involved the eighth and(More)
Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT) is a rare spindle cell neoplasm that usually develops in the pleura and peritoneum. The head and neck region is involved in only 6% of the cases. Involvement of the parotid gland is a rare phenomenon, with only 24 cases reported in the literature. The aim of this study is to report an additional case of SFT affecting the parotid(More)
Carotid body tumors are rather uncommon. Even though there is a great amount of literature on the subject, the controversy regarding its biological behavior and therapeutics and mainly, the surgical management still remains. We present eight patients with carotid body tumors (total of 9 tumors, one bilateral) surgically treated at the Neurosurgery(More)
UNLABELLED Cavernous malformations are uncommon lesions that are usually present in the cerebral hemispheres. They occur rarely in the ventricular system, and even more rarely in the lateral ventricle. Only 28 cases have been previously reported in the literature. CASE We present one case of lateral ventricle cavernoma in a 15-years-old female patient,(More)
Ganglioglioma are tumors presenting neoplastic glial cells and nerve cells, very rarely found in the pineal region. Only eight cases have been previously published in the literature. We present the case of a 14 years-old male patient with a ganglioglioma of the pineal region. The patient was treated surgically by a suboccipital transtentorial approach with(More)
Ceruminous glands are modified apocrine glands, confined to the skin lining of the cartilaginous part of the external auditory meatus. Tumors arising from these glands are rare. Controversy exists regarding the term "ceruminoma". Actually this neoplasia should be classified as adenoma, adenocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma and pleomorphic ceruminous(More)
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