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The mechanism of the disappearance of arachnoid cysts is not fully understood. This article discusses the spontaneous disappearance of these cysts after head injury. Five patients underwent computed tomography and were diagnosed as having a subdural hematoma or effusion associated with arachnoid cysts. In four of the five patients, the cyst decreased in(More)
BACKGROUND Multiple aneurysms, associated with distal anterior cerebral artery (ACA) aneurysm, are not rare; therefore, it is important to examine multiplicity of the aneurysms preoperatively. CASE REPORT A case of ruptured distal ACA aneurysm, associated with another one in a mirror position, is reported. A 43-year-old woman suffered subarachnoid(More)
A case of disproportionately large, communicating fourth ventricle (DLCFV) with the entire ventricular system dilated symmetrically due to membranous obstruction of Magendie's foramen is reported. A 20-year-old female complained of headache and nausea. Slight papilledema was found in both eyes. CT scan and MRI showed that the entire ventricular system was(More)
Acute intracranial hemorrhages can be caused by cerebrovascular disease or head injury. Diagnostic imaging is in both cases sometimes similar, so it is difficult to make an exact diagnosis. We report a case of acute subdural hematoma due to head injury after loss of consciousness due to an aneurysmal rupture. A 52-year-old male was found out fallen on the(More)
Aplastic anemia is a condition in which the bone marrow fails to produce adequate numbers of peripheral blood elements. The incidences of atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction in patients with congenital coagulation disorders and chronic thrombocytopenia are very low. In this paper, a case of late stent thrombosis within a drug-eluting stent occurring(More)
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