The spontaneous regression of cervical disc herniations is a rare occurrence. Six herniated cervical discs that had regressed spontaneously are presented. All radiological disc regressions correlated well with clinical improvements. We want to underscore the potential for regression that should be considered in the evaluation and management of any patient… (More)
Pott's puffy tumor is a rare clinical entity characterized by subperiosteal abscess associated with osteomyelitis. It is usually seen as a complication of frontal sinusitis or trauma. This is the unique report of a Pott's puffy tumor located over the vertex of a type 1 diabetic patient with an unusual latency of 14 years following injury. A 27-year old man… (More)
Anti-GM1 antibodies have been implicated in the pathogenesis of several neurological diseases, but the role of these antibodies is still controversial. An animal model could provide insight into the mechanisms of these human disorders, but obtaining specific anti-GM1 monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) has been extremely difficult because of the weak… (More)
Spinal cord oligodendrogliomas are rare pathologies of the spinal cord, and their location at conus and/or filum terminale is even rarer. There are only 7 spinal cord oligodendrogliomas reported in the literature. Our case is the eighth spinal cord oligodendrogliomas at this location.
OBJECTIVE Colon cancer patients presented with obstruction were known to have worse postoperative morbidity and mortality rates, but conflicting data has been reported in recent years. We aimed to investigate postoperative complication rates, and short and long-term oncological outcomes in patients with colon cancer treated with either emergency surgery due… (More)
OBJECTIVE Pilonidal sinus is characterized by high operative morbidity mainly due to wound problems. We aimed to compare the quality of health, comfort and psychological status in patients who underwent surgery for pilonidal sinus. METHODS A total of 205 pilonidal sinus patients operated on with either primary closure or Limberg flap reconstruction were… (More)
Application Areas: Network design in telecommunication and logistics, facility location problems, production scheduling problems, disaster preparedness and response logistics, collection problems in healthcare and reverse logistics.
Gangliogliomas represent only 0.4% of central nervous system neoplasms and 1.3% of brain tumors. They are benign neoplasms with low morbidity and mortality and the patients usually present with seizures, but there has been no adult ganglioglioma with lytic skull lesion. A 49-year-old right handed woman suffering from generalized epileptic seizures was… (More)