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Supratentorial dermoid cysts are rare lesions. In eight cases presented here, the lack of recurrence after subtotal removal of the capsule and the good long-term prognosis are emphasized. This… (More)
The clinical findings and the results of surgical treatment in 16 patients with spinal dermoid or epidermoid tumors are reported. In 9 patients the tumor capsule adhered so tightly to the nervous… (More)
We report the long-term outcome of surgery for cerebral hydatid cyst in 12 children. In only one child, who had been operated on for cardiac hydatidosis a year earlier, was the brain cyst known to be… (More)
Twenty patients with fourth ventricle ependymoma were treated surgically at our Neurosurgery Division between January 1976 and December 1990. Ependymoblastomas and mixed gliomas operated on in the… (More)
The clinical features and pathology of granule cell hypertrophy of the cerebellum (Lhermitte-Duclos disease) are described in a 30-year-old man. The patient, who underwent successful surgery, is the… (More)
A randomized, controlled clinical trial was performed to compare the efficacy of prophylactic cimetidine treatment, antacid treatment and no treatment in high risk patients. Sixty patients received… (More)
Three patients with excruciating glossopharyngeal neuralgia underwent microsurgical operations in the posterior cranial fossa. In each patient, neurovascular compression was found involving the… (More)
The authors report the outcome of surgical treatment in a group of 25 patients with cavernous angioma of the orbital cavity. In the majority of cases, good esthetic results were appreciable within a… (More)
Five intramedullary cavernous angiomas were surgically removed after being localized by intraoperative ultrasound imaging. Two patients were men, and three were women; in three patients, the symptoms… (More)
Abstract We report a rare case of pituitary apoplexy in a woman, acromegalic at the sixth month of pregnancy, who suddenly complained of visual acuity disturbances.