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The clinical, radiological, surgical, and pathological findings of 16 children with a primary central nervous system (CNS) sarcoma are reported. There were 8 (50%) girls and 8 (50%) boys ranging in age from 4 months to 14 years (mean age 4.8 years). Four patients (23%) were in their 1st year of life. Fourteen children (87%) had an intracranial sarcoma, and(More)
Transdural herniation of the spinal cord, a rare but well-documented entity, has been reported sporadically for more than 25 years as a possible cause for various neurological signs and symptoms ranging from isolated sensory or motor findings to myelopathy and Brown-Séquard syndrome. The authors report, to the best of their knowledge, the first case of(More)
The natural history of brown tumor of the skull base, a rare and benign condition, has not been adequately documented, particularly after nonsurgical treatment and over a long follow-up period. The authors report a case of brown tumor of the ethmoidal sinus, documenting its clinical, neuroimaging, and pathological features with long-term follow-up results,(More)
BACKGROUND Inflammatory pseudotumor of the pituitary is a very rare nonneoplastic lesion. We describe a case of a patient with past history of lymphocytic meningitis. CASE DESCRIPTION A 32-year-old man presented with polyuria, polydipsia, anorexia, abdominal discomfort, and panhypopituitarism. He had 2 episodes of lymphocytic meningitis in the last two(More)
Ectopic pituitary adenomas (EPAs) are rare and their association with orthotopic corticotroph hyperplasia has not been published. The case of a 30-year-old woman with clinical and biochemical evidence of Cushing disease (CD) is reported. A magnetic resonance image obtained preoperatively revealed asymmetrical inhomogeneity of the pituitary gland, which was(More)
A 67-year-old man was found to have massive pituitary necrosis occupying approximately 85% of the anterior lobe after being supported with mechanical ventilation for 35 days. The findings were compatible with "respirator pituitary" found in mechanically ventilated patients. The lesions represent coagulative infarctions due to ischemia. The role of the(More)
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