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The authors report a case of gangrenous acute appendicitis in the sac of an inguinal hernia (Amyand's hernia). After a review of the literature, they emphasise the extreme rarity of the case reported, they underline how the clinical picture is highly similar to that of a strangulated inguinal hernia. They affirm that appendicectomy and hernioplasty may be(More)
BACKGROUND Tumors with epicenter in the thalamus occur in about 4 % of pediatric brain tumors. The histological diagnosis is mainly gliomas. Among them, low-grade glioma (LGG) constituted of a significant entity of the tumors (Cuccia et al., Childs Nerv Syst 13:514-521, 1997; Puget et al., J Neurosurg 106:354-362, 2007; Bernstein et al., J Neurosurg(More)
Medulloblastoma (MB) is a type of malignant tumor arising only in the cerebellum that was first defined by Cushing and Bailey in 1920s. In this review paper, we trace the evolution of risk stratification and the correlated changing concept of management in the past years. Outcome analysis of the hospital series of the Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Cheng(More)
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