Samii Amir

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BACKGROUND Twenty-six cases of pathologically verified schwannomas of the trochlear nerve have been reported in the literature. Five of them had a large cystic component and a smaller solid portion. Complex skull base approaches have been usually applied for their removal. CASE DESCRIPTION We report on a rare case of cystic trochlear schwannoma in a(More)
OBJECT Trigeminal neuralgia (TGN) occurring after radiosurgical treatment of cerebellopontine or petroclival tumors may be very difficult to control. Our aim was to determine the efficacy of neurosurgical treatment in regards to pain control and to evaluate the procedure-related complication and morbidity rates. METHODS Retrospective study of a series of(More)
Sphenoid bone dysplasia in neurofibromatosis type 1 is characterized by progressive exophthalmos and facial disfiguration secondary to herniation of meningeal and cerebral structures. We describe a technique for reconstruction of the sphenoid defect apt at preventing or correcting the ocular globe dislocation. After placement of spinal cerebrospinal fluid(More)
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