INTRODUCTION CD133 is a marker for a population of glioblastoma (GBM) and normal neural stem cells (NNSC). We aimed to reveal whether the migratory potential and differentiation of these stem cells is associated with CD133 expression and with cathepsin proteases (Cats). MATERIALS AND METHODS.: The invasiveness of normal NNSC, GBM/CD133+ cell lines and GBM… (More)
A 90-year-old woman presented with an accidental maxillofacial-clival penetrating injury with a butcher's knife, with its tip reaching the immediate proximity of the basilar artery. The knife was removed at surgery, with no untoward sequelae.