Magdalena Vasile

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AIM Brain abscesses continue to pose a problem in paediatric neurosurgery because the associated morbidity and mortality have remained significant throughout the antibiotic and CT era. The objective of this paper is to report the treatment of 28 children with the diagnosis of brain abscess. METHODS We report our experience with the surgical management of(More)
Idiopathic pituitary granuloma is a rare disorder similar to lymphocytic adenohypophysitis. Few cases have been reported. We report a new histologically case proven with MRI. The patterns of clinical and radiological presentation and the management of this disorder are discussed. MRI findings suggestive of this condition include an intensely enhancing(More)
Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis (CSVT) is a rare, but potentially serious condition among children which requires a multidisciplinary team approach. Clinical manifestations of CSVT include: headache, vomiting, photophobia, blurred vision, focal or generalized seizures, motor deficits, altered mental status and coma. Objective: Exposure clinical data,(More)
A1 The outcome of patients with recurrent versus non-recurrent pneumococcal meningitis in a tertiary health-care hospital in Bucharest Cristian-Mihail Niculae, Eliza Manea, Raluca Jipa, Simona Merisor, Ruxandra Moroti, Serban Benea, Adriana Hristea National Institute for Infectious Diseases “Prof. Dr. Matei Balș”, Bucharest, Romania; Carol Davila University(More)
Case report We present the case of a 41 year-old male, diagnosed with syphilitic encephalitis, in whom cerebral magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated preponderant involvement of bilateral temporal lobes, for this point of view raising differential diagnostic concerns with Herpes virus encephalitis. We also identified multiple encephalitis foci:(More)
We present a case of ectopic pregnancy with a peculiar localisation: beneath the peritoneal serosa covering the anterior wall of the uterus, at the level of the uterovesical pouch. The case raised some diagnostic and management problems for the medical team. Considerations are made concerning the etiopathology of this unusual form of ectopic pregnancy.
Background Although uncommon, intracranial suppurative complication of sinusitis in children can occur. The progressive pneumatization of the sinuses after birth and the late appearance of the sphenoid and frontal sinuses explain the predilection for intracranial sinogenic complications in older children and adolescents. Early imaging is crucial to(More)
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