Wilson Adriano Abraão Borges

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Giant aneurysm projected into the sellar region is a rare cause of hypopituitarism and is usually associated with atherosclerosis, fibromuscular dysplasia and pituitary radiation therapy. We report the case of a 78-year-old patient presenting a giant internal carotid artery aneurysm disclosed by clinical features of hypopituitarism and cranial nerves(More)
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia is a remarkable finding, particularly in patients victims of head injury. The medial longitudinal fasciculus, which is believed to be lesioned in cases of internuclear ophthalmoplegia, has an unique brain stem position and the mechanism involved in brain stem contusions implies a maximal intensity of shearing forces on the skull(More)
Eleven patients with jugular foramen lesions with or without extradural extension were operated at University Hospital of Campinas (UNICAMP), in Campinas, Brazil, between 1998 and 2001. Neck dissection, mastoidectomy without transposition of the facial nerve and myofascial flap reconstruction of the cranial base with an especially developed technique were(More)
We present the case of a 30-year female patient with multiple systemic metastases of posterior fossa primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PF- PNET) and present a review concerning the usual presentation, sign and symptoms, radiological aspects, pathways of spread, genetic patterns and treatment of PF-PNET. The biological behavior of PF - PNET is analyzed taking(More)
Epidural hematomas of the cranial vertex can be rarely found in patients victims of head trauma. The diagnosis of the vertex hematoma may be delayed by the odd location of the bleeding site and the absence of a clear localization symptomatology. The current method of choice for investigation of head trauma patients, the computed tomography (CT) scans, may(More)
Syringohydromyelia is defined as a longitudinal dilatation of the central canal of the spinal cord with accumulated cerebrospinal fluid. This condition may cause neurologic deficits when the cavity enlarges and compresses the spinal cord. We present the case of a 33 years-old female with progressive paraparesis caused by syringohydromyelia. This patient(More)
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