We studied 151 patients aged 15 to 44 years with non-traumatic intracerebral hemorrhage admitted to a large public hospital over a 10-year period. Patients were evaluated for an association of death or severe disability after the stroke with the following variables: sex, age, location of the hemorrhage, and possible etiology. Lobar hemorrhages were found in… (More)
OBJECTIVE Pain reduction has been the subject of continuous research in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery since postoperative pain with ranging of intensity and duration may affects the patient submitted in an oral surgical procedure. The aim of present study was to compare the analgesic effectiveness between two different anesthetic solutions… (More)
INTRODUCTION AND CLINICAL CASE We present the case of a ten day old boy with cervicodorsal intramedullary lipoma. The initial clinical presentation was of rapidly progressing unilateral brachial paralysis. Neurological examination at birth was completely normal apart from a cutaneous port wine stain on the shoulder homolateral to the paralysis thought to be… (More)
Lymphoblastic leukaemia in a 3-year-old child was complicated by rhinopulmonary mucormycosis. This was successfully treated by surgical resection of the nasal mass, pulmonary lobectomy, combined with amphotericin.