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A 45-year-old woman presented with an extremely rare metastatic fibrosarcoma of the brain manifesting as persistent headache. She had undergone surgery for a fibrosarcoma of the soft tissue of the thigh 2 months earlier. She had a history of previous surgery and radiotherapy for this tumor. She was somnolent with papilledema and left hemiparesis. Magnetic… (More)
Although gliofibroma is a rare and incompletely characterized tumor, recent publications have revealed new aspects of this entity. The case of a 16-year-old boy who was diagnosed as having a gliofibroma is presented here, and the problems regarding nosology are discussed in the light of the recent literature.
Intracranial hydatidosis is mainly a pediatric disease. Surgical evacuation of the mass in toto is the gold standard of therapy. No concise data related to the requirement of diversion procedures after uncomplicated hydatid cyst removal is encountered in the literature. The aim of this report is to focus on this idea and estimate the necessity of a… (More)