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UNLABELLED Malignant brain tumors are difficult to manage clinically and are associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality. Late diagnosis and the limitations of conventional therapies that may result from inefficient delivery of the therapeutic or contrast agent to brain tumors due to the blood-brain barrier and nonspecificity of the agents, are(More)
INTRODUCTION Klippel-Feil syndrome is characterized by a congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae. Intracranial teratomas are nongerminomatous germ cell tumors and they account for 0.3 to 0.9% of all intracranial tumors. Teratomas with malignant transformation refer to lesions which give rise to malignant cancer of somatic type. The association between(More)
Traumatic intracranial penetration of foreign objects of non-missile intracranial nature rarely occurs. Haemorrhages, major vascular injury and contusions can be causes of death in early stage, epileptic seizures and infections are possible complications in later stages. Complete excision of the foreign body should be performed. Possible dural and vascular(More)
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