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Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a rare clonal disease. To date, many reviews and series have been described. We report the experience of our center by presenting a review of 56 PNH patient cases with an average age at diagnosis of 38 yr and follow-ups beginning at approximately 40 yr; the median survival rate was 11 yr. The average clonal size(More)
Dissecting aneurysms affecting exclusively to the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) are rare entities. Depending on the dissecting plane of the arterial wall, the clinical manifestations are subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to rupture or ischemia caused by stenosis or occlusion. Angiographic findings are fusiform dilatation with a narrowing of(More)
Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) is a rare aggressive myeloid neoplasm which shows a high rate of central nervous system (CNS) recurrence and overall survival (OS) of <1 year. Despite this, screening for CNS involvement is not routinely performed at diagnosis and intrathecal (IT) prophylaxis is not regularly administered in BPDCN. Here,(More)
Xanthogranulomas of the choroid plexus in the lateral ventricle are usually asymptomatic lesions found incidentally at autopsy. Symptomatic cases are rare. We present the case of a 30-year-old woman with a xanthogranuloma of the right lateral ventricle who showed intracranial hypertension and visual disturbance. Plain T1-weighted magnetic resonance images(More)
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