Mohammed Awad

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Awake craniotomy (AC) has been used in increasing frequency in the past few decades. It has mainly been used for resection of intrinsic tumors, but also, rarely, for other pathologies. The vast majority of reports specific to one pathology, however, have focused on resection of low grade glioma in the awake setting. Tumors in eloquent areas have mainly been(More)
Intracranial chondrosarcoma are rare tumours, accounting for approximately one in 1000 intracranial neoplasms. Although more common in the axial or appendicular skeleton, intracranial tumours present a challenging surgical and oncological problem. Chondrosarcoma have a predilection for the skull base and although commonly slow growing, Grade II and III(More)
Neurolymphomatosis (NL) is a rare neurological manifestation of lymphoma characterized by malignant lymphoma cells infiltrating cranial or peripheral nerve, or their roots. We present the first reported Australian case of a patient whose initial presentation of relapsed mantle cell lymphoma was NL. Our case highlights that clinical and imaging findings of(More)
Meningiomas are one of the most common brain tumors. World Health Organisation (WHO) Grade II and Grade III meningiomas are grouped together as non-benign meningioma (NBM). There are several controversies surrounding NBM management, including the significance of extent of resection and the efficacy of post-operative radiation and drug treatment. We reviewed(More)
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