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Skull base osteomyelitis (SBO) is typically bacterial in origin and caused by Pseudomonas, although the fungus Aspergillus has also rarely been implicated. SBO generally arises from ear infections and infrequently complicates sinonasal infection. Rhinocerebral Mucor infection is characteristically an acute, fulminant, and deadly infection also affecting the(More)
BACKGROUND Gluten ataxia is a known cause of sporadic ataxia. CASE We report the case of a patient with imbalance and no abdominal symptoms diagnosed with gluten ataxia. Her neurological symptoms responded to gluten-free diet. CONCLUSION Gluten ataxia should be considered in all patients with sporadic ataxia with or without abdominal symptoms, as early(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Thyroglossal duct cyst remnants (TGDC) are a common midline neck mass that is mostly encountered in childhood. Enlargement after an upper respiratory tract infection or, rarely, cancer within TGDC, is a well-documented phenomenon. In the pediatric population, it rarely presents a diagnostic quandary. However, in an adult population,(More)
We describe a 40-year-old woman with a history of precursor T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia who developed an orbital mass associated with diffuse infiltration of the paranasal sinuses. The clinical and radiologic findings suggested an orbital abscess. Examination of orbital and ethmoid sinus biopsy specimens revealed relapse of precursor T-cell acute(More)
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