Mohammed Hmoud

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Astroblastoma is a rare brain tumor occurring in children and adults, rarely in the elderly. It constitutes up to 3% of all brain tumors. We report a case of a 14-year-old girl who presented with recurrent seizures and minimal right hemiparesis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a left fronto-parietal brain tumor. It was managed with subtotal(More)
OBJECTIVES Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a clinicoradiological syndrome characterized by headache, altered mental status, seizures, or loss of vision. In this study, we report the largest series of PRES coming from Saudi Arabia and explore the etiology, clinical presentation, and outcome. We also report new imaging findings(More)
Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) is a rare disease, but it is the most common form of sporadic encephalitis. HSE is transmitted through direct contact and developing nosocomial HSE is rarely reported in the literature. Nosocomial HSE is difficult to diagnose due to its non-specific clinical features. In this article, we present a case of nosocomial HSE(More)
CONTEXT Methanol is the simplest member of alcohol family. However, it is an extremely toxic substance to humans upon exposure with severe and detrimental effects that range from visual loss to death. Spinal cord involvement in methanol intoxication is a rare occurrence. FINDINGS In this article, we are reporting a case of methanol intoxication with(More)
Background. Primary hyperparathyroidism is rare in pregnancy. An association between primary hyperparathyroidism and preeclampsia has been reported in few cases worldwide. Case. A 28-year-old woman (gravida 2, para 0, and abortus 1) in her 27th week of gestation was hospitalized due to a high reading of blood pressure (194/115 mmHg) that was not accompanied(More)
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