Mário de Nazareth Hermes

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BACKGROUND Acute bilateral extradural hematoma is a rare presentation of head trauma injury. In sporadic cases, they represent 0.5-10% of all extradural hematomas. However, higher mortality rates have been reported in previous series. CASE DESCRIPTION The authors described the case of a 28-year-old male presenting head injury, comatose, Glasgow Coma Scale(More)
PURPOSE In a retrospective study we examined the predilection sites, the CT and MR morphology and the contrast behaviour of intracranial pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) in a large number of patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study consists of 47 patients (18 male, 29 female, mean age 10.1 years) with histologically proven PA. RESULTS The chief predilection(More)
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is a rare lipid storage disease, characterized among other symptoms by a progressive demyelinization of white matter. Changes are well demonstrated by MRT: Leukencephalopathy begins symmetrically in the occipital lobes of the cerebrum and involves furthermore the splenium of the corpus callosum, the nucleus dentatus and the(More)
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