Ruben Balzarotti

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Schwannoma is a rare, benign tumor that arises from the nerve sheath. This tumor usually involves the extremities, but can also be found in the head and neck, trunk, pelvis, retroperitoneum, mediastinum and gastrointes-tinal tract. In numerous cases, the tumors are asymptomatic and are identified incidentally on physical examination or imaging.(More)
INTRODUCTION Bilateral adrenal myelolipoma is a rare benign neoplasm. We presented the case of a young man affected by a bilateral myelolipoma and the analysis of the literature of bilateral cases of myelolipoma. Our purpose is to give a suggestion of clear terms of reference regarding the management of this kind of bilateral neoplasm. PRESENTATION OF(More)
A 16-year-old girl suffered blunt abdominal trauma. Clinically, a severe motor impairment with paraesthesia of the legs was found. Posterior osteosynthesis in T10-L1 with laminectomy in T10-T12 and posterolateral arthrodesis in T11-T12 was performed because of a dorsal traumatic vertebral fracture. On hospital day 7, because of an acute abdomen, surgical(More)
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