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OBJECTIVE Cellular schwannomas (CS) are rare in the cranial space. This report is the first of a patient with a greater superficial petrosal nerve CS presenting with abducens nerve palsy and xerophthalmia. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 16-year-old female patient presented with a 1-month history of diplopia. Neurological examination was normal except for the(More)
Objectives. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of coeliac disease on cardiac function in children using conventional transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and tissue Doppler echocardiography (TDE). Methods. Coeliac disease patients were evaluated in two different groups based on serum endomysial antibody (EmA) titers (EmA (+) and EmA (-)),(More)
Dear Editor, Referring to synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis; SAPHO syndrome is defined as a chronic, relapsing rheumatologic disease of uncertain etiology characterized by distinct osteoarticular and cutaneous manifestations. There have been recent reports of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis (CRMO) occurring in adults and(More)
We present the CT and MR features of a rare intracranial lipoma located in the right sylvian fissure in a patient who presented with a five-year history of headache. The lesion was well demonstrated on Fluid Attenuated Inversion Recovery (FLAIR), Turbo Spin Echo (TSE), T1 weighted and fat supressed T2 weighted sequences.
INTRODUCTION Despite the wide spread use of modern portable ultrasound equipment to measure the postvoid residual urine, its accuracy and reliability has been questioned. We investigated the accuracy of postvoid residual urine measurement by portable abdominal ultrasound equipment in end-stage renal disease patients who are under either hemodialysis or(More)
SUMMARY Vertebral pseudoaneurysm and arteriovenous fistulas are very rare and are commonly due to penetrating trauma to craniocervical region. A 20-year-old man was presented with progressive swelling and pulsatile mass on the left side of his face. He had been stabbed two weeks ago on the left side of his face. Doppler Ultrasound revealed large left(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a laminectomy on the adjacent ligamentum flavum (LF) by measuring LF thickness using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 78 patients (31 man, 47 woman) with laminectomy were included in our study. After determination of laminectomy level, measurements were(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of inhibitory repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) on upper extremity motor function in patients with acute/subacute ischemic stroke. METHODS Twenty-five ischemic acute/subacute stroke subjects were enrolled in this randomized controlled trial. Experimental(More)