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Risky anatomic variations of sphenoid sinus for surgery
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Coronal tomography more successfully detects the sphenoid sinus anatomic variations, while axial images were more successful in detection of protrusion of optic nerve and vidian nerve, and dehiscense of maxillary nerve andVidian nerve. Expand
Molecular Genetic Analysis of Two Large Kindreds With Intracranial Aneurysms Demonstrates Linkage to 11q24-25 and 14q23-31
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Molecular genetic analysis of 2 large IA kindreds confirms linkage to chromosome 11q and 14q, which were suggested to contain IA susceptibility genes in a previous study of Japanese sib pairs, and independent identification of these 2 loci strongly suggests that IA susceptible genes lie within these regions. Expand
Prevalence of Primary Tethered Cord Syndrome Associated with Occult Spinal Dysraphism in Primary School Children in Turkey
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Pupils should be aware of these clues of occult spinal dysraphism and resort to further radiologic and neurosurgical assessment to halt the progression of the neurologic deficits and stabilize or reverse symptoms. Expand
Persistent metopic suture can mimic the skull fractures in the emergency setting?
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A trauma case of 43 years of age who was demonstrated radiologically to have a persisting suture is presented and the surgeon should be aware of this anatomical condition in the primary and secondary surveillance of the traumatized patient and during surgical intervention including especially frontal craniotomy. Expand
Suprasellar germ cell tumor with subarachnoid seeding MRI and MR spectroscopy findings.
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MR spectroscopy of the mass showed prominent lipid peak suggesting high malignant potential, and MR imaging revealed a huge suprasellar mass, heterogenous in signal intensity due to cystic components. Expand
Late dissemination of ependymoma: case report.
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It is concluded that low grade ependymomas should be followed neurologically and radiologically for more than 10 years after the initial treatment, as this case represents the second unusual late recurrence reported in the literature. Expand
Microsurgical anatomy of the hypoglossal nerve
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Understanding the detailed anatomy of the hypoglossal nerve and using landmarks to identify the nerve are crucial for surgery in the region. Expand
Pott's puffy tumor of the vertex years after trauma in a diabetic patient: case report.
Pott's puffy tumor is a rare clinical entity characterized by subperiosteal abscess associated with osteomyelitis. It is usually seen as a complication of frontal sinusitis or trauma. This is theExpand
Tuberculosis of the skull in a patient on maintenance haemodialysis.
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The X-ray of the skull showed a well-circumscribed solitary osteolytic bone defect in the frontal bone, which was found on protein electrophoresis in patients with tuberculosis. Expand
Ceftriaxone-induced symptomatic pseudolithiasis mimicking ICP elevation.
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Symptomatic biliary pseudolithiasis should be kept in mind in all pediatric neurosurgery cases under ceftriaxone therapy in order to prevent unnecessary postoperative investigations and surgery. Expand
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