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Primary tumors of the gasserian ganglion are usually benign, and secondary tumors are malignant. We report two cases of a malignant primary tumor of the gasserian ganglion, bringing the total in the world literature to five. The presentation, etiological features, and treatment of these cases are reviewed, together with a review of the literature.(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the clinical outcomes of stroke patients treated with IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA; alteplase) in a community setting and to compare outcomes when treatment was initiated by a neurologist or an emergency department (ED) physician in telephone consultation with a neurologist and radiologist. METHODS Clinical information was(More)
Results of a 16-year forensic study of 162 cases are presented. A forensic examination protocol is delineated, laboratory specimens/evidence collection methods given, and an anatomical chart of the prepubescent female genitalia with a pictorial atlas of female abuse trauma provided. The number of child victims per 100,000 at-risk population was static v the(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Diagnostic and management guidelines for vitamin B12 (cobalamin, Cbl) deficiency in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are lacking. True deficiency is defined as Cbl concentrations below reference range combined with elevated methylmalonic acid (MMA) concentrations. Studies analyzing Cbl status in IBD use only Cbl concentrations without(More)
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