J M Fernández Villa

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Encephalocele is defined as a protrusion of cranial contents beyond the normal confines of the skull. Encephaloceles occur with an incidence of approximately 1 in 3,000-10,000 births and are categorized based on location in the skull. Orbital meningoencephalocele is a rare congenital abnormality caused by a defect of the cranio-orbital bones that usually(More)
Interhemispheric subdural hematoma in adults is a rare complication of head injury with no more than 100 cases reported since 1940. The classical presentation of this disorder is a contralateral monoparesis of the leg or a hemiparesis more pronounced in the leg. We report three cases of interhemispheric subdural hematoma following closed head injuries and(More)
OBJECTIVE Meningiomas account for 15 to 45% of spinal cord tumors. They are more frequent in females and have low recurrence rate due both to their low tendency for regrowth and to their prevalence in the aged population. METHODS We reviewed retrospectively the clinical records of 37 patients operated on for spinal meningioma in our Neurosurgical Service(More)
INTRODUCTION Ependymomas are tumours derived from ependymal cells, found lining the cerebral ventricles and central canal of spinal cord. Intracranial ependymomas account for 2 6% of all neoplasms of the central nervous system and at least half present in the first two decades of life. DEVELOPMENT We review the epidemiological, clinical, neuropathological(More)
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