Sibila Nanković

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In the last 20 years neurological and neurosurgical follow up of our patients with pineal region expansions (118 patients) pointed to certain clinical and neurophysiological regularities. We performed retrospective study which included 84 patients with pineal region expansions in the period from 1992 to 2009. The study included 55 women and 29 men, mean age(More)
BACKGROUND Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an idiopathic, severe, inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system, that causes severe optic neuritis and myelitis attacks. Early discrimination between multiple sclerosis (MS) and NMO is important, as optimum treatment for both diseases may differ considerably. CASE PRESENTATION We report a(More)
Spinal shock is the term used to signify the effect of sudden injury or transection of the spinal cord. It is characterized by sensory, motor and reflex loss occurring below the level of injury. High level spinal injuries are associated with loss of autonomous nerve system control. This condition still remains an enigma which challenges the(More)
Colloid cysts are rare benign tumors of the third ventricle with diverse clinical presentation, which vary from incidentally found cysts to acute death. An uncommon hemorrhage in these cysts is a life threatening complication which can cause obstructive hydrocephalus with acute deterioration of the patient and sudden death. We present a case(More)
Primary diffuse leptomeningeal gliomatosis (PDLG) is a rare malignant condition of meninges with only 83 cases reported in the literature so far. It is caused by glial cell infiltration, without evidence of a primary brain or spinal cord tumour [1]. In this letter, we point out the importance of early recognition of clinical and neuroradiological signs of(More)
Ritscher-Schinzel syndrome was first described 1987, in the case of two sisters of healthy parents who have had posterior fossa malformations, congenital heart defects and craniofacial anomalies (5). It is believed that this is an autosomal recessive hereditary disorder. So far, according to ORD data (Office of Rare Disease of the National Institutes of(More)
A 43-year-old female presented to the emergency department because of dizziness, drowsiness and generalized urticaria that occurred the previous day. Patient’s history revealed protracted delivery with neonate asphyxia, following which she had been diagnosed with epilepsy at age 7 when she experienced her first generalized tonic–clonic seizure. Her MRI(More)
We report a case of Lichen planus in a female patient who has been treated for epilepsy in the Referral Center for Epilepsy of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia. She was diagnosed with mesio-temporal lobe epilepsy with secondary generalization and had been treated for years with carbamazepine. In Novemeber 2009, erythematous papulosquamous(More)
INTRODUCTION Lafora body disease (LBD) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by progression to inexorable dementia and frequent occipital seizures, in addition to myoclonus and generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCSs). It belongs to the group of progressive myoclonus epilepsies (PMEs), rare inherited neurodegenerative diseases with great(More)
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