Jerry Xavier

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The absence of changes over time in the diagnostic features of suspected hypothalamic hamartomas is of paramount importance. Since magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is very sensitive to modifications in the brain parenchyma, a late MR follow-up study was performed in five children. In all cases, the diagnosis of hypothalamic hamartoma has been suspected on(More)
Children with developmental dyspraxia (DD) express impairments in the acquisition of various motor skills and in the development of their social cognition abilities. Although the neural bases of this condition are not fully understood, they are thought to involve frontal cortical areas, subcortical structures, and the cerebellum. Although cerebellar(More)
Extra pontine myelinolysis (EPM) is a form of osmotic demyelination syndrome, characterized by the presence of signal alterations in varied sites in the brain other than the pons. When caudate and putamen are involved, it results in a constellation of extra pyramidal signs and symptoms resembling parkinsonism. Here we report a case of this unique syndrome(More)
CASE REPORT We report the case of a 46-year-old patient, with a dural arteriovenous fistula in the left cavernous sinus fed by dural branches of both carotid siphons, by recurrent branches of the left ophthalmic artery (LOA) and by dural branches of the left external carotid artery. Twenty-four hours after arterial embolisation with polyvinyl alcohol(More)
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