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A very rare case of multiple primary intracranial tumors is reported. A 41-year-old female patient was referred for surgery with a cerebellopontine angle (CPA) tumor. Medical history and MRI study showed typical findings of a right acoustic neuroma with a hydrocephalus. Neurological, dermatological, and ocular examinations revealed no evidence of(More)
The effect of dietary Platycodon grandiflorum on the improvement of insulin resistance and lipid profile was investigated in lean (Fa/-) and obese (fa/fa) Zucker rats, a model for noninsulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Dietary Platycodon grandiflorum feeding for 4 weeks resulted in a significant decrease in the concentration of plasma triglyceride in both(More)
Terson syndrome was originally used to describe a vitreous hemorrhage arising from aneurysmal subrarachnoid hemorrhage. Terson syndrome can be caused by intracranial hemorrhage, subdural or epidural hematoma and severe brain injury but is extremely rare in intraventricular hemorrhage associated with moyamoya disease. A 41-year-old man presented with left(More)
We report a case of a 23-year-old female immigrant from China who was diagnosed with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis affecting her lung and brain, resistant to the standard first-line therapeutics and streptomycin. She was treated with prothionamide, moxifloxacin, cycloserine, and kanamycin. However, her headache and brain lesion worsened. After the brain(More)
Vestibular schwannoma (VS) usually present the widening of internal auditory canal (IAC), and these bony changes are typically limited to IAC, not extend to temporal bone. Temporal bone invasion by VS is extremely rare. We report 51-year-old man who revealed temporal bone destruction beyond IAC by unilateral VS. The bony destruction extended anteriorly to(More)
Granular cell tumors (GCTs) have been reported in various tissues, especially the skin and subcutaneous soft tissue of the head and neck. We report a 60-year-old man who presented with intermittent headache and dizziness for 3 months, but no other neurological symptoms. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed the presence of a mass in the pituitary stalk,(More)
Problems that the risk of using antiplatelet/anticoagulant may overwhelm its benefits have been raised. We analyzed patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage who had received antiplatelet/anticoagulant therapy. A consecutive series of patients with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage who underwent brain computed tomographic (CT) scans within 48 h(More)
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