Anthony N. D'Agostino

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Niemann-Pick disease type C (NPC) is an autosomal recessive disease, belonging to a clinically heterogeneous group of lipid storage diseases, distinguished by a unique error in cellular trafficking of exogenous cholesterol, associated with lysosomal accumulation of unesterified cholesterol. Unlike Niemann-Pick disease types A and B, there is no primary(More)
Over a 31-month period, we performed four neurointerventional procedures after which unexpected foreign bodies were noted in multiple arteries. All four procedures had in common the use of Fastracker-18 infusion microcatheters. Histologically, the intravascular debris looked strikingly similar to the hydrophilic coating on the catheter. An in vitro test(More)
Coccidioides immitis is a dimorphic fungus that grows as a filamentous mold in soil and as a spherule at human body temperature. The hyphal or soil form is found rarely in human tissue. We report 5 cases of coccidioidomycosis in which hyphae were found in brain tissue or spinal fluid. The presence of central nervous system plastic devices appears to be(More)