L de S Queiroz

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The authors report the case of a 70-year-old man who developed intracranial hypertension and lef-arm paresis 2 years after irradiation for the right preauricular basal cell epithelioma. Angiography disclosed a right temporal lobe mass and the histopathological diagnosis was late postirradiation necrosis of the brain. Postoperatively, dexamethasone was given(More)
A microscopical examination of aorta, myocardium and brain of 10 New Zealand White male rabbits submitted to orthostatic shock was performed. In addition six normal animals were used as controls. Seven animals were sacrificed 24 hours following shock by perfusion fixation and three animals three and half to seven hours thereafter. Necrotic changes were(More)
The occurrence of neurofibrillary tangles in both the cerebral cortex and brain stem is typically seen in the Guam type of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but is exceedingly rare in the classical form of the disease. Only 3 cases of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with such histopathologic features have so far been reported, all in the United States.(More)
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