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Association of collagen I, IX and vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms with radiological severity of intervertebral disc degeneration in Southern European Ancestor
PurposeSeveral genomic loci have been previously found to be associated with intervertebral disc degeneration, so far. Data are mostly derived from northern European countries whereas data derivedExpand
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Spontaneous thoracic epidural hematoma: a case report and literature review
Spinal epidural hematoma is a rare neurosurgical emergency in respect of motor and sensory loss. Identifiable reasons for spontaneous hemorrhage are vascular malformations and hemophilias. WeExpand
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A case of pituitary apoplexy following posterior lumbar fusion surgery.
Pituitary adenoma is a common primary brain neoplasm. Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a rare complication of pituitary adenoma and occurs as the result of sudden tumor growth and following differentExpand
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Traumatic Transient Herniation Concomitant with Tonsillar Hemorrhagic Contusion in a Child
Downward displacement of cerebellar tonsils more than 5 mm below the foramen magnum is named as Chiari type I malformation and named benign tonsillar ectopia if herniation is less than 3 mm. It doesExpand
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Thoracic intramedullary epidermoid cyst-timely fashion diagnosis and treatment
Epidermoid cysts are composed of stratified squamous epithelium, which develop from inclusion of ectodermal tissue remnants entrapped during primitive neural tube closure period between the 3rd andExpand
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Vertebral artery loops in surgical perspective
PurposeVertebral artery loop is a congenital or acquired anomaly. Vertebral artery loops are incidentally diagnosed during evaluation of neck problems and trauma. We aimed to present the incidence ofExpand
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Cerebral Erdheim-Chester Disease Mimicking High-Grade Glial Tumor: A Case Report
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a non-Langerhans histiocytosis. It may present in every organ in the body, but isolated central nervous system involvement, especially a supratentorial intra-axialExpand
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Magnetically Controlled Growing Rod in Early-Onset Scoliosis: A Minimum of 2-Year Follow-Up
Purpose: The magnetically controlled growing rod technique decreases complications, costs, and loss of functionality by avoiding successive surgical corrections every 6 months in patients withExpand
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Spontaneous third ventriculostomy 8 years after diagnosis of obstructive hydrocephalus
BackgroundSpontaneous ventriculostomy is spontaneous rupture of membranes separating the ventricular system from the subarachnoid space in patients with chronic obstructive hydrocephalus that endsExpand
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Kyphectomy and Pedicular Screw Fixation with Posterior-Only Approach in Pediatric Patients with Myelomeningocele
Purpose: Defective posterior spinal arch and paraspinal musculature lead to progressive kyphosis in patients with myelomeningocele. Kyphosis decreases the patients' functional status and quality ofExpand
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