Antigone Siamopoulou-Mavridou

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We present the case of an 11-year-old obese girl who presented with idiopathic intracranial hypertension affecting first the lateral abducens nerve. She received acetazolamide, but 5 days later she developed lateral, peripheral facial palsy. Imaging evaluation was normal, which primarily excluded cerebral venous thrombosis and sustained the initial(More)
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare disorder characterized by venous malformations usually affecting the skin and the gastrointestinal tract. These skin haemangiomas are present at birth and deteriorate as the body grows, causing primarily cosmetic problems. The haemangiomas of the gastrointestinal tract may appear later in life and may bleed,(More)
Caroli's disease is a rare congenital disorder characterized by cystic dilatation of the large in-trahepatic bile ducts. The most frequent complications due to biliary stasis are cholelithiasis, cholangitis and sepsis as well as an increased risk of cholangiocarcinoma. Patients may have a history of intermittent abdominal pain, pruritus and/or symptoms of(More)
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