Haemorrhage in the wall of a brain abscess is rare and may falsely suggest a neoplasm on MRI. We describe two cases of haemorrhage in the wall of a brain abscess and discuss the role of in vivo proton MRS in the diagnosis and management.
OBJECTIVE To analyze host genetic factors immunoglobulin G Fc receptors (FcgammaRs) and human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class II in GBS patients. METHODS FcgammaRIIA, IIIA and IIIB polymorphisms were studied in 80 each GBS patients and healthy controls by allele specific PCR. HLA class II DRbeta1 and DQbeta1 typing was performed at the two-digit level by… (More)
Fusion of vertebrae may be congenital or acquired. It may be a complete fusion of bodies or neural arches. It is difficult to conclude whether the fusion is developmental or post inflammatory. Ossification of paravertebral ligaments is associated with Forestier disease and Ankylosing Spondylitis. This case report is about a specimen of fused cervical… (More)
In this case report, we describe the presentation and treatment of a patient with nasopharyngeal chondrolipoma. Lipomas are common soft tissue tumours, although their incidence in the nasopharynx is very low. A rarer variant of lipoma, chondrolipomas are benign mesenchymal tumours. They are formed by the proliferation of mature adipocytes and contain… (More)