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Petrous apex cholesterol granulomas result from obstruction of the normal aeration of the petrous air cells and have traditionally been treated by drainage and stent placement via a transtemporal approach. The immediate results were quite satisfying, but recurrence rates as high as 60% have been reported in some series. The authors present their experience(More)
The authors report a case of 36-year-old woman presented with epileptic seizures and headaches. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed an enhancing lesion with surrounding edema and mild mass effect in the left frontal lobe. Stereotactic brain biopsy demonstrated intraparenchymal granulomas surrounding S. mansoni eggs. Praziquantel was started (60mg/kg(More)
The place of KETOTIFEN in the immunotherapy for atopic asthmatic patients (confirmed by cutaneous test and RAST) has been determined by a study conducted on 48 patients divided into two randomly selected parallel groups. Group one received 2 mg/d. Ketotifen treatment together with a desensitization. Group two: only had a specific hyposensitization(More)
Coronary thrombolysis with streptokinase or tissue plasminogen activator is useful for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in selected patients. This treatment is associated with local hemorrhagic complications and age-related cerebral hemorrhage. Coronary thrombolysis is contraindicated in patients with transient cerebral ischemia and stroke,(More)
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