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Neurocysticercosis is the most common parasitic infestation of the CNS. Most authors have reported the incidence of spinal neurocysticercosis as only 1.5-3% of all cases, even in endemic areas. Spinal neurocysticercosis represents a distinct clinical entity that usually appears due to mass effect on the spinal cord. Most cases occur in the spinal… (More)
A true human tail is a rare occurrence and is defined as a caudal, vestigial, midline protrusion with skin covering connective tissue, muscle, vessels and nerves. We report a case of true human tail in a child, which is a very rare happening in humans.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to discuss the technique of midsagittal splitting laminoplasty and to compare its short-term follow-up results with laminectomy in cases of compressive cervical spinal cord myelopathy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Exclusion criteria were as follows: Intramedullary compressive lesions, kyphotic cervical spine, previous spinal… (More)
Abstract- Schwannomas are tumors derived from Schwann cells. They are usually small and comparatively rare on scalp. A 25-year old woman presented with huge mass on posterior side of the scalp that gave the appearance of 'double-head'. The mass was excised and reconstruction was achieved by primary closure. Histology proved to be a benign schwannoma. The… (More)