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Spinal cord dissemination over 10 years after surgical removal of the fourth ventricle ependymoma without local recurrence is extremely rare. A 49-year-old male underwent a macroscopically gross total removal of the fourth ventricle ependymoma and postoperative radiotherapy to the posterior fossa. Twelve years after the initial operation, the patient(More)
OBJECTIVE Airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) is a hallmark of asthma. Methacholine challenge test which is mostly used to confirm AHR is not routinely available. The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive values of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO), impulse oscillometry (IOS), and plethysmography for the assessment of AHR in children with(More)
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Chiari Type I malformation is an important pathological state in which the brainstem is compressed by the cerebellar tonsil. We present a case of glossopharyngeal neuralgia caused by Chiari Type I malformation. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 50-year-old male patient was admitted with glossopharyngeal neuralgia. Magnetic resonance imaging(More)
We present a case of umbilical perforation of the distal end of ventriculoperitoneal shunt as a rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunts including an umbilical abscess and an infection related with ventriculoperitoneal shunt. The ventriculoperitoneal catheter was removed, the umbilical abscess was drained and appropriate medication was employed for(More)
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