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Giant Leaking Colloid Cyst Presenting with Aseptic Meningitis: Review of the Literature and Report of a Case.
BACKGROUND Colloid cysts are benign third ventricle lesions that need to be diagnosed correctly because of their association with sudden death. Chemical or aseptic meningitis is a rare presentationExpand
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Isolated trochlear nerve schwannoma presenting with diplopia: A case report and literature review
Abstract Background Trochlear nerve schwannoma is a very rare tumor encountered especially in patients without type 2 neurofibromatosis (NF2). Most of the time, this tumor is diagnosedExpand
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Hydrocephalus as a rare compilation of vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia: A case report and review of the literature
Background: Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia (VBD) is a rare disease characterized by significant expansion, elongation, and tortuosity of the vertebrobasilar arteries. Hydrocephalus is a rareExpand
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Endoscopic Surgery in Nonhydrocephalous Third Ventricular Colloid Cysts: A Feasibility Study.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of endoscopic neurosurgery for patients with third ventricular colloid cysts but without ventriculomegaly. Expand
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Hard calcified intrasellar schwannoma mimicking pituitary adenoma: A case report and review of the literature
BACKGROUND Intrasellar location of schwannoma is extremely rare, although intracranial schwannomas are common in the central nervous system. The aim of the present study is to describe a calcifiedExpand
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Bilateral Choroid Plexus Metastasis from Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
BACKGROUND Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common type of thyroid cancer. It has an indolent clinical course and favorable prognosis. Brain metastasis is uncommon and complicates aboutExpand
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Primary Meningeal Melanocytoma in the Left Temporal Lobe Associated with Nevus Ota: a Case Report and Review of the Literature.
BACKGROUND Primary melanocytic neoplasms of the central nervous system are rare lesions arising from melanocytes of the leptomeninge that are found at highest density underneath the brain stem andExpand
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Spontaneous complete regression of hypothalamic pilocytic astrocytoma after partial resection in a child, complicated with Stevens-Johnson syndrome: a case report and literature review
Pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) is the most common pediatric central nervous system glial neoplasm and the most common pediatric cerebellar tumor. The spontaneous regression that occurs afterExpand
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Surgical Management of Giant Basilar Tip Aneurysm Associated with Moyamoya Disease: A Case Report and Literature Review.
BACKGROUND We report the efficacy and safety of surgical treatment with the orbitozygomatic transsylvian approach and the rarity of accompanying subarachnoid hemorrhage, Terson syndrome, and rupturedExpand
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Spontaneous corynebacterium spondylodiskitis in an immunocompetent patient: A case report and literature review
Background: Spontaneous Corynebacterium spondylodiskitis is an unusual diagnosis of spondylodiskitis, especially in healthy patients without any significant past medical history. Materials andExpand
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