Parisa Emami-Naeini

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BACKGROUND Sacral agenesis is an uncommon congenital disorder that involves multiple organs. OBJECTIVE We studied neurological manifestations of the disease, common associated disorders, and their relation with extent of bony malformation. METHODS We investigated neurological manifestations of 50 patients with sacral agenesis. Patients were evaluated(More)
Dermal sinuses have been associated with a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations ranging from asymptomatic to drainage of purulent material from the sinus tract, inclusion tumors, meningitis, and spinal abscess. To date, there has been no documented report of brain abscess as a complication of spinal dermal sinus. Here, we report an 8-month-old girl who(More)
To investigate the associated risk factors for ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunting in infantile hydrocephalus following intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in premature infants. A historical cohort study was conducted, consisting of 97 premature infants in whom the diagnosis of IVH was previously made by cranial ultrasound and were referred to pediatric(More)
A case of a 13-month-old male infant with progressive increase in head circumference, neurodevelopmental delay, and episodic generalized seizures is reported. He had a history of increase in intracranial pressure because of an arachnoid cyst at the age of 2 months which was managed by cystoperitoneal shunting, but the symptoms were still progressive.(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate urologic manifestations of sacral agenesis (SA) and their association with bony defects. METHODS Urological manifestations of SA were investigated in 50 patients referred to the urology or neurosurgery department. Urologenital signs and symptoms were assessed and a complete history of previous surgical procedures was attained. Plain(More)
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