The object of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a high dose of carboplatin in 20 patients operated on for high grade glioma (Group A) compared with a matched control (Group B) treated with BCNU administered after radiotherapy. The toxicity profile has been evaluated during the therapy. The survival of patients entering this study was measured in… (More)
BACKGROUND About one third of patients operated on for a "single" cerebral metastasis diagnosed by CT scan have probably more than one lesion. In fact, Gd-DTPA enhanced MRI has proved to be more sensitive than CT in detecting the number of cerebral metastases, reducing the number of patients candidate to surgery. METHODS Thirty-five patients with a CT… (More)
A 44 year-old man with subcutaneous meningioma and rare combination of spinal lesions, consisting of dermal sinus and lipoma of the filum terminale. The literature concerning the subcutaneous meningioma is reviewed and the embryogenesis of these lesions is discussed.