Etienne Mireau

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We report two patients with thoracic spinal solitary fibrous tumor (SFT). This report includes a patient with the first secondary SFT arising in the central nervous system from a pleural origin to our knowledge. The diagnosis was confirmed by histological and immunohistochemical analysis. Both patients underwent gross total resection of their tumors and did(More)
Nonaccidental head injury in children (NAHI), most often due to abusive head trauma (AHT), is not uncommon and carries a high risk of mortality and morbidity. Intracranial lesions encountered are mainly subdural hematomas. Despite heterogeneous clinical presentation, symptoms are related to brain edema with intracranial hypertension and/or seizures that(More)
BACKGROUND Endoscopic endonasal optic nerve decompression (EEOND) is indicated in traumatic and endocrine orbitopathies as well as in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. CASE We present a patient with bilateral nonspecific inflammatory orbitopathy (NSIO) and optic nerve compression presenting with acute severe visual loss. Bilateral orbital and optic(More)
We report on a case of migration inside the liver of the distal end of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter in an adult patient. A simple laparotomy permitted the surgical removal with no haemorrhagic complication. We discuss the other cases reported in the literature and we outline the need to perform an abdominal CT scan in patients carrying a VP shunt(More)
We report on two cases of spontaneous resorption of a calcified thoracic hernia. This phenomenom is widely recognised in lumbar and cervical hernia, but is exceptional at the thoracic level. The potential mechanisms underlying this resorption are discussed trough a review of the literature. We think this could be another argument for a "wait and watch"(More)
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