Burcu D. Hazer

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AIM Aspiration of the abscess cavity versus excision of capsule are still in debate for the capsulated, large, superficially located abscesses. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty patients who had large, solitary, capsulated, and superficially located lobar abscesses were analyzed retrospectively to compare the efficiency of two different surgical approaches and(More)
Occipital condyle fractures (OCFs) can occasionally be complicated with lower cranial nerve palsies. Isolated 9th and 10th cranial nerve palsies following OCF are very rare. To our knowledge, we report the first case of an early onset of 9th and 10th cranial nerve palsies with an early full recovery in short period of time and discuss the probable mechanism(More)
Tumors of central nervous system (CNS) are accounted as the second most common tumors in childhood (21 % of all cancers) following hematologic malignancies. The patients can suffer more than one cancer in their lifetime, and radiotherapy is claimed for de novo formation of a new tumor in years after treatment of an initial tumor. We have retrospectively(More)
A 30-year-old woman presented with a cervical syrinx manifesting as hemihypesthesia. Neuroimaging found no evidence of Chiari malformation or tight cisterna magna. Serial magnetic resonance imaging studies over a 6-year period demonstrated spontaneous and complete resolution of the syrinx accompanied by an asymptomatic clinical course. The natural history(More)
The toxic effects of onyx, its solvent dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO), and n-butyl 2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) were evaluated after infusion into the subaracnoid space of a rabbit model. Each of the two various concentrations of onyx, pure DMSO, NBCA, and normal saline solution were percutaneously infused into the pontocerebellar cisternae of 39 domestic male albino(More)
OBJECTIVE Aneurysms originating from perforating branches of the middle cerebral artery are quite rare. Most of them arise from the lenticulostriate arteries, frequently located within the basal ganglia. We report a perforating artery aneurysm that was entirely embedded within the limen insulae. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 41-year-old man presented with an(More)
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