Amey P. Patankar

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Intramedullary dermoid cysts are rare tumors, especially those not associated with spinal dysraphism. Only six cases have been reported in the literature. Of these, only two cases have had magnetic resonance imaging studies. We report a case of an 18-year-old female patient, who presented with progressive weakness of both the lower limbs and wasting of both(More)
OBJECTIVE Anterior cervical microdiscectomy is a procedure commonly performed for degenerative cervical spine disease. However, there is still controversy regarding whether a bone graft with rigid instrument fixation is necessary following single- or two-level discectomy. We review the results of surgery in 120 patients following anterior cervical(More)
OBJECTIVE Tuberculosis of spine is still a very common condition in India. Here, the results of 30 cases of tuberculosis of spine treated in SSG Hospital, Vadodara, Gujarat, in the last two years, are reviewed. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 30 patients with tuberculosis of spine were treated in SSG Hospital in the last two years. They were classified(More)
Brainstem gliomas are neoplasms primarily affecting children. Depending on the type, they usually present with varying combination of multiple bilateral or unilateral cranial nerve palsies, long-tract signs, ataxia and sometimes hydrocephalus. Though movement disorders have been reported in association with basal ganglia and thalamic tumours, hemi-chorea,(More)
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