Henri-Dominique Fournier

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Current microsurgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas usually brings satisfactory results for the patients. However, transient or permanent complications may occur, especially when treating large tumors. Precise information about these potential complications has to be given to the patient at the time of the surgical decision. Based on their personal(More)
BACKGROUND Corticotropin-independent nodular adrenal hyperplasia is a rare cause of Cushing's syndrome, and the factors responsible for the adrenal hyperplasia are not known. METHODS We studied a 48-year-old woman with Cushing's syndrome, nodular adrenal hyperplasia, and undetectable plasma corticotropin concentrations in whom food stimulated cortisol(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Until recently, in-depth anatomic study of the biliopancreatic ducts was only possible with injection-corrosion techniques or peroperative radiology. These were tedious and tributary of the quality of anatomic specimens. Since 1990, a new minimally invasive technique has been available: nuclear magnetic resonance cholangiography (NMRCP). The(More)
INTRODUCTION The 2007 World Health Organization (WHO) classification of tumors of the central nervous system distinguishes meningeal hemangiopericytomas (HPC) from solitary fibrous tumors (TFS). In the WHO classification of tumors of soft tissue and bone, those neoplasms are no longer separate entities since the discovery in 2013 of a common oncogenic(More)
The authors describe the first case of spindle cell lipoma of the posterior neck invading the upper cervical spinal canal and the posterior cranial fossa. Spindle cell lipoma is an extremely rare variant of benign lipoma. It usually occurs as a solitary subcutaneous well-circumscribed lesion in the posterior neck or shoulders of adult men. Local(More)