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Intracerebral epidermoid tumor: pathogenesis of intraparenchymal location and magnetic resonance imaging findings.
Epidermoid tumors are rare slow-growing lesions, accounting for 0.3% to 1.8% of all primary intracranial neoplasms [3]. Common locations include the cerebellopontine angle (37%), parasellar regionExpand
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[Management of intramedullary spinal cord tumors: surgical considerations and results in 45 cases].
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Intramedullary spinal cord tumors (IMSCT) are relatively rare neoplasms, accounting for less than 5% of all central nervous system tumors. The optimum management of theseExpand
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Linezolid for the treatment of postneurosurgical infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus
Background: Postneurosurgical infection (PNSI) is a major problem. Linezolid is a bacteriostatic oxazolidinone antibiotic with a highly activity against Gram-positive cocci resistant to methicillinExpand
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[Solitary plasmacytoma of the cranial vault. Case report and review of the literature].
We report a case of solitary plasmacytoma of the cranial vault. A 58-year-old man presented with a frontal soft tissue mass. X-Ray of the skull showed a lytic lesion of the frontal bone. CT scanExpand
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Acquired Chiari I malformation due to lumboperitoneal shunt: A case report and review of literature
Background: The Type I malformations are supposed to be the result of mesodermal defects that create a congenitally small posterior fossa. However, Chiari malformation could be also “iatrogenic” andExpand
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Cervicothoracic syringomyelia caused by cervical spinal stenosis: Case report and literature review
Background: Syringomyelia is commonly associated with Chiari malformations, spinal trauma, arachnoiditis, or tumors. However, rarely, cervical canal stenosis is implicated in intramedullaryExpand
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Epidural angiolipoma: A rare cause of spinal cord compression
Highlights • Spinal epidural angiolipoma is a rare cause of progressive spinal cord compression.• Magnetic resonance imaging is necessary for diagnosis.• Total resection is the treatment of choice.•Expand
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Cerebellar metastasis of gastrointestinal stromal tumor: A case report and review of the literature
Highlights • Brain metastases are rare forms of manifestations of gastro-intestinal stromal tumors.• Brain metastases of gastro-intestinal stromal tumors are usually supra-tentorial. Infra-tentorialExpand
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Atypical imaging features of posterior fossa's dermoid cyst: Case report and review of literature
Background: Intracranial dermoid cysts are uncommon lesions with characteristic imaging appearances. Symptomatic clinical presentation usually occurs in one of two ways: mass effect or rupture.Expand
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Cervical ganglioneuroma: clinical and radiological features of a rare tumour
Ganglioneuromas are rare benign tumours of neurogenic origin that most frequently develop in the cervical sympathetic chain,1 2 with genetic associations demonstrated with Neurofibromatosis type 1 Expand
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