Hariprakash K. Chakravarthy

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Intracerebellar malignant nerve sheath tumor (ICMNST) is an extremely rare entity, only two cases have been reported previously, and this is the first case to be reported in a child. The histogenesis, diagnosis, and management of this entity are very ambiguous, and natural history in a child is unknown. The authors report a 7-year-old girl who presented(More)
Till date, 85 cases of melanotic schwannoma and 11 cases of spinal root melanoma have been reported in literature. We are reporting a case of a 45-year-old lady who presented with primary low back pain, and magnetic resonance imaging of lumbo-sacral spine showed at left L5-S1 foraminal lesion extending to the para-spinal compartment. Hemi-laminectomy,(More)
Brain abscess is a serious life-threatening infection of the brain parenchyma. We are reporting a rare case of brain abscess caused by Group G Streptococcus in a 12 year-old female child who presented with neurological symptoms. She was diagnosed with congenital anomalies of the heart at birth. She was treated with amoxyclav and ciprofloxacin. The child(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective review of the case file. OBJECTIVE The primary objective was to report this rare case and discuss the mechanism of dislocation and technique of manual closed reduction of C1-C2 vertebrae in such scenarios. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Posterior atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) is extremely rare and a few cases have been reported(More)
Pyogenic brain abscess are one of the commonest intracranial pathology that is encountered in a rural neurosurgical practice. The surgical treatment for abscess involves burrhole aspiration or excision of the abscess wall. Deep seated brain abscess like the one in basal ganglia are rare and pose clinical, imaging and surgical challenge. CT guided(More)
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