D H Deshpande

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Two cases of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis are presented with detailed accounts of the clinical, histopathological and histochemical changes in the brain. In one of them, neurochemical analysis of the brain was found to be essentially normal. Despite the pathological and histochemical similarity in these two cases, the clinical forms were quite distinct.(More)
A 32-year-old man had the clinical and radiological features of a mass lesion in the left cerebellopontine angle. Surgical exploration revealed a cyst containing 20 ml of altered blood. Microscopic examination of the cyst wall showed the structure of an organizing hematoma in the subdural space. The patient, on repeated questioning, denied a history of head(More)
The surgical records at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, revealed 75 cases of spinal epidural malignant tumours operated on in a period of 8 years (1972-1980). Of these, 21 cases (30.4%) were labelled as "primary" spinal lymphomas, with no evidence of any systemic lymphomatous deposit anywhere in the body at the time of(More)
Lumbar thecoperitoneal shunting was carried out in patients with communicating hydrocephalus due to long-standing tuberculous meningitis. At the time of this surgical procedure, the filum terminale was excised to achieve filum terminostomy. The central canal of the excised filum terminale in seven hydrocephalic children and an equal number from control(More)
This paper describes clinical and pathological features in 20 cases of cerebral cysticercosis. Ten of them had clinical features suggestive of occupying lesions. In five patients (4 children and 1 adult) the disease manifested itself with headache, fever, convulsions and rapidly deteriorating level of consciousness. The onset of the disease in these(More)