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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)
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)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The relationship of synergy between percutaneous coronary intervention with taxus and cardiac surgery (SYNTAX) score and development of atrial fibrillation (AF) after coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) has not been studied. Therefore, we assessed the relationship between the SYNTAX score and development of AF after CABG (POAF).(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)
Tanycytic ependymoma is a rare spindle-cell variant of ependymoma derived from tanycytes. Primitive neuroectodermal tumors usually have diffusion restriction, whereas ependymomas do not. Here, we present a case of tanycytic ependymoma with diffusion restriction. As far we are aware, this is the first case of tanycytic ependymoma in the English literature(More)