Recai Turkoglu

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Brucellosis is a zoonotic infection and has endemic characteristics. Neurobrucellosis is an uncommon complication of this infection. The aim of this study was to present unusual clinical manifestations and to discuss the management and outcome of a series of 18 neurobrucellosis cases. Initial clinical manifestations consist of pseudotumor cerebri in one(More)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE To present information about 2 steroid-responsive, antithyroid antibody-positive patients with myeloneuropathy and myelopathy. METHODS Case reports. RESULTS A 48-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man presented with acute onset tetraparesis and magnetic resonance imaging studies showing cervical spinal lesions. Nerve conduction and(More)
BACKGROUND An orbital pseudotumor typically presents with periorbital pain, cranial nerve palsies and proptosis. Although visual deterioration is not unexpected in this pathology, its presentation solely with visual loss is unusual. CASE REPORT In this short report, we summarize a case of orbital pseudotumor which presented solely with a decrease in(More)
OBJECTIVE It is well known that changes in cerebral hemodynamics occur after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Osmo-regulation in the brain is important for maintaining a constant milieu in the central nervous system. Nevertheless, to our knowledge, early osmolarity changes after minor head injury have not been studied until now. METHODS In this study, serum(More)
T he high-risk potential for neurological dysfunction following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) in patients with concomitant carotid stenosis has always been a challenge. Many surgeons advocate combined CABG with carotid endarterectomy (CEA). However, clinical experience with the concomitant approach is conflicting. 1 Patients with bilaterally(More)
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