Niyazi Nefi Kara

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BACKGROUND Transforaminal lumbar endoscopic discectomy (TLED) is a minimally invasive procedure for removing lumbar disc herniations. This technique was initially reserved for herniations in the foraminal or extraforaminal region. This study concentrated on our experience regarding the outcomes and efficacy of TLED. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 105(More)
AIM The human tail is a term to describe skin-covered protrusions in the lumbosacral and coccygeal region, ascribing to the resemblance to the tails in the animals. The first reports dates back to second half of the 19th century, the etiological bases could not been ascertained yet. They are mainly classified as true or pseudo-tails. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Lesions initially presenting as a scalp mass are quite common entities with a wide spectrum of causes. They may be directly related to the scalp itself or may be secondary stigmata of an underlying process in the skull. The rate and clinical significance of the differential diagnosis of these lesions are not well studied in the adult population.(More)
STUDY DESIGN The retrospective analysis of intramedullary hemangiopericytomas (HPCs) was performed, and the entity was discussed in accordance with the literature findings. PURPOSE This study aimed at defining distinctive characteristic features of intramedullary HPC with respect to surgical approach and prognosis. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE Intramedullary(More)
The congenital dermal sinus is an abnormal epithelium-lined sinus tract between the skin surface and deeper tissues. It occurs during neurulation when the neural groove closes to form the neural tube on Day 26 of gestation and results from a failure of neuroectoderm to separate from the cutaneous ectoderm. The most frequent location is the lumbosacral area;(More)
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