David Corey Adamson

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BACKGROUND Spontaneously occurring epidural hematomas for which no etiology is identified are rare phenomenon. These are often neurosurgical emergencies; therefore, prompt diagnosis and treatment are paramount. Because of the rarity of this condition, we have illustrated in this recent case its presentation, evaluation and management. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Edema of the cerebellum with secondary obstructive hydrocephalus is a rare presentation of hypertensive encephalopathy. The authors report an unusual case of isolated posterior fossa swelling with upward transtentorial herniation and hydrocephalus causing neurologic deterioration. These patients are often initially evaluated by a neurologist(More)
Although pediatric neurosurgery is relatively young as a formal subspecialty of general neurosurgery (the first meeting of the Section of Pediatric Neurological Surgery was held in 1972 and the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery first met in 1978), it has been practiced for millennia. Trephined pediatric skulls were excavated in Peru and at other(More)
We report the development of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) in 2 patients after irradiation for Hodgkin's lymphoma. Clinicians should be aware of this uncommon, but important fatal complication of radiation therapy. The first case is a 37-year-old man who was diagnosed with nodular sclerosing (NS) Hodgkin's lymphoma and underwent(More)
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