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Patients with coronary artery disease can exhibit substantial vascular involvement; and vascular patients have a high incidence of coronary disease. Combined coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and treatment of extracranial cerebrovascular disease was performed in 52 patients, presenting strong indications for surgical treatment of coronary artery… (More)
Superficial siderosis of the central nervous system (SSC) typically involves slowly progressive ataxia, hypoacusis and dementia, possibly with pyramidal signs and sphincter disturbances in combination with xanthochromic CSF with siderophages. However, there are also atypical oligosymptomatic forms. Before the era of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),… (More)
"Spontaneous" dissection of the internal carotid artery is a not unusual cause of stroke, particularly in younger subjects. Initial signs are typical, whereas the spectrum of neurological deficits is wide. Three selected case records are presented which demonstrate the spectrum of symptoms and the management of this disease.
We report the case of 71-year old Caucasian woman with ovarian cancer, who developed paraneoplastic cerebellar degeneration (PCD). Pathognomonical anti Yo antibodies could be identified in serum specimens. We describe the history and clinical presentation and summarise the disease.
Disturbances of the vertebrobasilar circulation are often seen by the general physician and usually described as "vertebrobasilar insufficiency" (VBI). However, the term VBI is only a description of a syndrome and not a definitive diagnosis. It is emphasized that on therapeutic grounds the different etiologies and pathogenesis of this syndrome should be… (More)
Deterioration of a neurologic deficit was observed in a 47-year-old patient with high-grade bilateral internal carotid artery stenoses. She presented monoplegia of the right leg with progression to triplegia (bicrural and left arm) following antihypertensive treatment of a suspected "hypertensive crisis". Triplegia is a very rare syndrome and highly… (More)