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Intradural chordoma presenting with intratumoral bleeding
Intradural clival chordomas are very rare, and only 29 cases have been reported to our knowledge. They arise purely intradurally without bone or dural involvement and may differ from classic clivalExpand
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Mephentermine dependence without psychosis: a Brazilian case report
Background Substance abuse is a serious health concern. This report presents the case of a 22-year-old Brazilian man with a history of mephentermine use who fulfils all the criteria for chemicalExpand
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Retrograde Endovascular Approach for Treating Unruptured Basilar Apex Aneurysms: Two Case Reports and Review of Literature
Background  Treatment of target lesions when parent vessels are injured or diseased may be quite difficult. Moret et al have proposed an endovascular technique based on retrograde transcirculationExpand
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Improvement of Hydrocephalus in Patients with Chiari Malformation After Posterior Fossa Decompression
Received Apr 25, 2017. Accepted May 3, 2017 ABSTRACT Introduction. The association between hydrocephalus and Chiari malformation (CM) has not been described frequently. Ventricular dilation affectsExpand
Rapid progression of neurotoxoplasmosis in a patient with concomitant rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematous
Dear Editor Toxoplasmosis is one of the most common human infections. About one-third of the entire world population is infected with latent toxoplasmosis.1-6 Central nervous system (CNS)Expand
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Clinical performance of fixed-pressure Sphera Duo® hydrocephalus shunt.
INTRODUCTION Cerebral hydrodynamics complications in shunted patients are due to the malfunction of the system. The objective of this retrospective, single-center, single-arm cohort study is toExpand
Paraplegia Following Massage Therapy Intervention in a Patient With Undiagnosed Multiple Myeloma
1Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital do Servidor Público Estadual de São Paulo, IAMSPE, São Paulo-Brazil 2Neurosurgery Residency Program Department of Neurosurgery Hospital do Servidor PúblicoExpand