Patients with right or left hemisphere-damage and normal control groups were asked to judge facial emotions from photographs presented in two orientations--upright, inverted. Responses were elicited with a matching and a verbal labelling task. Normal controls were significantly superior in the judgment of facial emotions than left hemisphere-damaged… (More)
Patients with unilateral brain damage and normal controls were asked to give (1) inter-emotion judgment within the photographs of six facial emotions in terms of mutual similarities, and (2) intra-emotion judgment within the hemifacial composite photographs of an emotion in terms of intensity of expression. Right brain-damaged patients could differentiate… (More)
Patients with focal brain-damage, right or left hemisphere-damage (RHD/LHD) and anterior or posterior region-damage (ARD/PRD), and normal controls (NC) were asked to match the photographs of (left-right) hemifacial expressions of emotions, positive (happy-surprise), negative-aroused (fear-anger), negative-nonaroused (sad-disgust). Findings indicated that… (More)
A case of cervical intramedullary neurofibroma diagnosed and surgically treated is reported. This patient, a 27-year-old man, had no evidence of von Recklinghausen's disease. The case is discussed, and a review of literature is presented.
We are reporting 12 cases of traumatic bilateral extradural haematomas. The incidence was 4.8% of all cases of extradural haematomas. The most common site was the frontal region. CT scan examination was necessary for early diagnosis. Ten patients were operated upon while one patient was treated conservatively. Two patients died. The relevant literature is… (More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital anomalies of the cochlea and labyrinth can be associated with meningitis and varying degrees of hearing loss or deafness. Despite antibiotics, meningitis remains a life threatening complication. CASE REPORT We report a case of recurrent meningitis following episodes of otitis media in a cochlear implantee child with bilateral… (More)
Patients with focal brain-damage, right/left hemisphere-damage (RHD/LHD) and anterior/posterior region-damage (ARD/PRD), and normal controls (NC) were asked to match photographs of top-bottom facial parts expressing different emotions, positive (happy, surprise), negative-aroused (fear, anger), negative-nonaroused (sad, disgust). The LHD patients performed… (More)
Eighty cases of brain abscess treated in the University Hospital, BHU, Varanasi, India have been reviewed. Chronic suppurative otitis media was the commonest cause, followed by compound injuries. The overall mortality was 15%. In seven cases the causative organism was pseudomonas, resistant to most antibiotics. Prior to the availability of CT the mortality… (More)