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A 50-year-old male presented with a central neurocytoma with intratumoral homorrhage. He had undergone partial removal of the tumor and postoperative radiation therapy 15 years previously. He was followed as an outpatient after the initial treatment, and there was no evidence of regrowth of the residual tumor. Removal of the hematoma and biopsy of the tumor(More)
We report a case of diffuse leptomeningeal gliomatosis which spread from the cervical to the sacral spine. A 60-year-old man was admitted with visual disturbance due to papilledema. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed holocord leptomeningeal gliomatosis without a definite intraparenchymal lesion, and the patient's neurological examination was unremarkable(More)
A 63-year-old woman presented with radionecrosis in the bilateral temporal lobes manifesting as dementia about 30 years after undergoing conventional radiotherapy for pituitary adenoma. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging showed edema and cystic lesions in both temporal lobes. The mass in the left temporal lobe was excised. MR imaging 12(More)
This 70-year-old woman suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) from a ruptured anterior communicating artery aneurysm encased in a meningioma in the tuberculum sellae. Although preoperative magnetic resonance imaging disclosed that the aneurysmal complex was completely enclosed in the tumor, angiographic studies did not reveal arterial narrowing. The(More)
To elucidate possible factors affecting the incidence of high-frequency positive occipital sharp transients of sleep (H-POSTS) and to investigate whether H-POSTS are associated with any specific pathophysiological conditions, we visually inspected on consecutive routine diurnal EEGs (2705 records) using our criteria for identification of H-POSTS. H-POSTS(More)
In patients with lesions around the central sulcus, cortical surface somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs) have been applied for the purpose of localization of the central sulcus based on the polarity inversion of postcentral N20 to precentral P20 across the central sulcus. We have intraoperatively monitored SEPs to infer the location of the central sulcus(More)
A multicenter cooperative study was conducted to investigate factors influencing posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) and to evaluate the prophylactic effect of anticonvulsants. A retrospective study of 102 PTE patients revealed the following typical clinical features: occurrence in young males, traffic accidents, contusion and/or cerebral hematoma. The latent(More)
A 23-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of a soft, painful mass in the right parietal region for a month. Neurological examination revealed no abnormality. Laboratory data including serum Ca, P and alkaline phosphatase were normal. Skull x-ray film showed a partially osteolytic, not well circumscribed lesion in the right frontal, parietal(More)
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