Noufal Basheer

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Because of the location, skull-base chordomas often present with headaches and diplopia and sixth and fifth nerve palsies are the most common neurological signs.[1,2] The interval between onset of symptoms and diagnosis of clival chordoma is quite variable, 2.5-4.4 years.[4] The uncommon clinical presentations include: Nasal obstruction, nasal bleeding, and(More)
Neurenteric cysts are rare congenital, benign, endodermal lesions of the central nervous system that occur mainly in the spinal canal. Intracranial neurenteric cysts are rare; the posterior fossa being the most common site. A laterally based supratentorial neurenteric cyst is exceptionally uncommon. The rarity of supratentorial neurenteric cysts and their(More)
Intracerebral abscess are rare in neonates and infants. We present a rare case of 4-month-old immunocompetent infant with multiple intracranial fungal abscess. Right frontoparietal craniotomy was done with excision of multicystic mass containing 200cc of dirty colored fluid. Biopsy and culture of abscess came as Aspergillus fumigates. Patient received(More)
Ventriculoperitoneal shunt is one of the most common procedure done by neurosurgeon worldwide. We present a rare case of delayed intracerebral bleed post VP shunt and discuss the possible causes of intracerebral hemorrhage post ventriculoperitoneal shunt and bilateral thalamic bleed. The presumed cause in our case was shunt induced disseminated coagulation(More)
A 3-YEAR-OLD BOY PREsented with focal seizures for 3 months. He had severe headache associated with nonprojectile vomiting. There was no history of altered sensorium or diminished vision. He was developmentally normal. Family history was unremarkable. The patient was irritable. There was a giant congenital nevus in “bathing-trunk” distribution with multiple(More)
Sir, Dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) account for 10–15% of the intracranial arteriovenous malformations. Though a subgroup of DAVFs has been reported to have a benign course complete spontaneous disappearance of DAVFs is uncommon. A 25-year-old male presented to us with history of headache and pulsatile tinnitus for three months with no deficits on(More)
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