Velho Vernon

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OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Involvement of cervical spinal cord by Actinomycosis and consequent cord compression is a rare presentation. As the organism is located in nose and throat, the face and jaw area is commonly affected. Involvement of cervical cord has been rarely recorded. We are reporting this case because of the rarity of area of the involvement and(More)
Hemangiopericytomas (HPCs) are rare aggressive tumors, thought to comprise 2 to 3% of all primary meningeal tumors and 0.4% of all intracranial tumors.1–5 It was first reported by Stout and Murray6 and occurs mostly in soft tissue, including brain meninges primarily. Histologically, intracranial HPC arises from malignant transformation of Zimmerman’s(More)
Conus-cauda syndrome is caused due to involvement of the lower end of the spinal cord and arising bunch of nerve roots. It is caused commonly due to traumatic injury, spinal stenosis, spinal tumors, inflammatory, and infectious conditions, but paraganglioma is a rare cause. These tumors are rarely functional and secrete catecholamine. Till now only five(More)
Serum fructosamines and glycosylated haemoglobin have been examined in groups of patients with (n = 27) and without (n = 39) diabetes mellitus and chronic renal failure, or undergoing renal replacement therapy. Elevated values of fructosamines were found in nondiabetic haemodialysis patients as compared to the other non-diabetic patients. The relationship(More)
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