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Epidemiological, Forensic, Clinical, and Imaging Characteristics of Head Injuries Acquired in the Suicide Attempt with Captive Bolt Gun
TLDR
Self-inflicted head injuries with captive bolt gun during the past 20 years are analysed, and the clinical appearance of the entrance wound and the imaging characteristics of the cranial trauma are very specific, and can be easily differentiated from firearm or other penetrating injuries.
Primary sellar esthesioneuroblastoma
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An extremely rare case of a primary intrasellar esthesioneuroblastoma is described and further research is needed to establish a causative mechanism.
Treatment of pineal region lesions: our experience in 39 patients.
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The infratentorial supracerebellar approach is a safe and effective surgical approach in treating patients with pineal region lesions and radical surgical resection allowed determining the exact pathohistological diagnosis and facilitated adjuvant therapy (irradiation and chemotherapy).
Sequestered Extrusion of Lumbar Disk: Experimental Model, Clinical Picture, Diagnosis and Treatment
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Sequestered extrusions of the lumbosacral spine, a type of herniated lumbar disk, with large sequesters located in the spinal canal, were analyzed and are divided into several groups.
Symptomatic sacral perineurial (Tarlov) cysts.
TLDR
Although rare, perineurial (Tarlov) cysts must be taken into consideration when approaching to patient with low back and radicular pain, and microsurgical treatment was successful in three patients reported in this article.
Nonenhancing spinal subdural metastatic tumor.
TLDR
A case of a spinal subdural metastatic tumor that became rapidly symptomatic after a minor trauma, as a result of severe cord compression and cord hemorrhage, consistent with a hyperacute-to-acute hematoma is described.
Standard Lumbar Discectomy Versus Microdiscectomy - Differences in Clinical Outcome and Reoperation Rate.
TLDR
There appears to be no particular advantage of either technique in terms of functional outcome since both result in good overall outcome, however, the authors choose MD over SD because it includes significantly lower recurrent disc herniation rate and higher reduction of leg pain.
Sphenoid sinus aspergilloma in trans-sphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas
TLDR
Sphenoid sinus aspergilloma can be found during trans-sphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas and is the treatment of choice unless invasive asperGilloma is encountered requiring additional antifungal therapy.
Intradural disc herniation at the T1-T2 level.
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A case of the patient with severe neurological deficits, caused by intradural thoracic disc herniation at T1-T2 interspace, which required surgical treatment and the symptoms were relieved immediately after surgery.
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