PURPOSE A case study and literature review of alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) in an adult. METHODS A 48-year-old male patient presented at our clinic complaining of proptosis that had persisted for 2 weeks in his left eye. A computed tomography (CT) scan revealed a destructive soft-tissue mass in the left ethmoid sinus with invasion of the left orbit and… (More)
Spontaneous spinal subdural hematoma (SSDH) is a very rare condition. We report a case of SSDH presenting with Brown-Séquard syndrome, treated by surgical evacuation. A 77-year-old woman was hospitalized for back pain without trauma history. As she showed progressive sensory loss and right-side dominant paraparesis, we performed magnetic resonance imaging… (More)
OBJECTIVE The main concern during transfemoral carotid artery stenting (CAS) is preventing cerebral embolus dislodgement. We compared clinical outcomes and intraprocedural embolization rates of CAS using a distal filter protection device or proximal balloon occlusion device. METHODS From January 2011 to March 2015, a series of 58 patients with symptomatic… (More)
We report a 61-year-old woman with definite diagnosis of isolated neurosarcoidosis in the medulla oblongata involving the fourth ventricle. We could not recognize neurosarcoidosis as one of the differential diagnoses of the lesion before biopsy because the brainstem lesion location and periventricular lesion configuration were quite unusual.
PURPOSE To report the case of a silastic sheet that was found during an endoscopic transnasal dacryocystorhinostomy for treatment of acute dacryocystitis with necrosis of the lacrimal sac. METHODS A thirty-two year old male presented with painful swelling on the nasal side of his left lower lid two weeks prior to visiting this clinic. Fourteen years ago,… (More)