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Widening of an intervertebral foramen in the cervical spine is a striking radiogical finding and generally denotes a patient with a dumbbell spinal tumor. Other, rare causes can also produce widening, such as expansion, tortuosity or elongation of the vertebral arteries, and congenital absence of a pedicle.
Persistent proatlantal intersegmental artery, a rare form of caroticobasilar anastomosis is described. The literature is reviewed. Les auteurs décrivent un cas de persistance de la 1 ère artère intersegmentaire cervicale, une forme rare d'anastomose carotido-basilaire. Ils font une revue de la littérature. Beschreibung einer persistierenden vor dem Atlas… (More)
Tapeworm cyst infestations of the brain often present as diagnostic problems. The radiological appearances in proven cases are discussed with a brief review of the life cycle and clinical presentations.
The aim of this review is to introduce the concept of personalized medicine in secondary stroke prevention with antiplatelet medication. In the last years, many studies have been conducted regarding aspirin resistance and genotyping of clopidogrel metabolism. A review of the currently published data on this issue emphasizes the importance of focusing on the… (More)
The importance of agenesis of a pedicle lies in its resemblance to a destructive lesion of the pedicle or to an expanding lesion in an intervertebral foramen. The correct diagnosis can be made roentgenologically by demonstrating a widened intervertebral foramen at the level of an absent pedicle with posterior displacement of the maldeveloped lateral mass.… (More)
Lipomas located in the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) have rarely been reported. With the advent of computed tomographic scanning and more sophisticated physiological diagnostic techniques, CPA lipomas are being reported more frequently. This paper reviews the world's literature on this lesion and summarizes the symptoms and signs, diagnostic studies,… (More)