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We present a 50-year-old patient who had undergone stereotactic radiosurgery for a cerebellar vermian arteriovenous malformation. On routine surveillance MR imaging a lesion suggestive of a meningioma was demonstrated and removed. Histologically it was found to be intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (Masson's tumour). The characteristic(More)
Thirty cases of cerebellopontine angle epidermoid cysts treated over a period of 20 years are reviewed with regard to their clinical features, the pathophysiology of their symptoms and their management. The predominating symptoms were related to the 7th and 8th cranial nerves and headaches. The signs and symptoms were present for an average period of 4(More)
BACKGROUND To identify the clinical features, rebleed risk, timing and method of diagnosis, complications and outcome for subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) from traumatic intracranial aneurysm (TICA) of the posterior circulation. Subjects included 26 patients aged 3-54 (mean 24.8). METHODS Case series and literature search to identify all reported cases. (More)
BACKGROUND Over the last decade, the approach to the management of brain tumours and the understanding of glioblastoma tumour biology has advanced and a number of therapeutic interventions have evolved, some of which have shown statistically significant effects on overall survival (OS) and progression-free survival in glioblastoma. The aim of this study is(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Deep brain stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson disease (PD) has traditionally been reserved for the late stages of the disease. There is evidence that DBS is also effective if applied earlier in the disease course. Changes in the frequency of DBS procedures in the UK over a 15-year period were investigated. METHODS A retrospective(More)
Study Design Case report. Objective We present the first reported case of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma secondary to calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition disease (pseudogout) in a 75-year-old woman. Methods A retrospective review of the patient's case notes was undertaken and the limited literature on this subject reviewed. Results This patient(More)
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