Verônica Aline Oliveira Barbosa

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The posterior reversible leukoencephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a recently proposed cliniconeuroradiologic entity. The most common causes of PRES are hypertensive encephalopathy, eclampsia, cyclosporin A neurotoxicity and the uremic encephalopathies. Most patients are markedly hypertensive at presentation, although some have only mildly elevated or even(More)
INTRODUCTION Hypothalamic hamartomas are very rare (1:200,000) and range in size from 17.9 to 18 mm. When their dimensions exceed 30-40 mm, they are classified as giant hypothalamic hamartomas. METHODS We present a 14-month-old boy with central precocious puberty and gelastic seizures in whom a magnetic resonance imaging scan revealed a giant hypothalamic(More)
The association of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and acute chorea is rare. We report an 8-yr-old boy with T1DM who developed acute hemichorea-hemiballism of the right arm in whom magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed hyperintense signal in putamen and considerable atrophy and focal area of gliosis in the right putamen. There was a(More)
We report a case of intramedullary cavernous angioma in a 56 years old woman with history of back pain. MRI show discal protrusion and disclose an intramedullary lesion, with heterogeneous sinal. The MRI is more sensitive than CT and the most appropriate technique is the sequence eco-gradient. The diagnosis is relevant because there is a possibility of(More)
A expressão esclerose mesial temporal (EMT) foi introduzida, por Falconer e col., em 1964 1 , para des-crever a lesão caracterizada por perda neuronal e gliose envolvendo, principalmente, o hipocampo e a amígdala, ou ambos, notadamente as camadas de células piramidais do corno de Ammon e a camada granulada do giro denteado. Estende-se,(More)
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