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Abdominal cerebrospinal fluid pseudocyst mimicking full-term pregnancy

BH Wang, L Hasadsri and H Wang.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1127 words.

Abdominal cerebrospinal fluid pseudocysts (APC) are a relatively uncommon complication of ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts, and most frequently occur in the pediatric population. Pediatric...

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Abscess formation within a Rathke's cleft cyst

Ian C. Coulter, Sajedha Mahmood, David Scoones, Nicholas Bradey and Philip J. Kane.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1286 words.

We report and discuss the rare case of a pituitary abscess forming within a Rathke's cleft cyst (RCC). A 66-year-old gentleman presented with visual deterioration and symptoms suggestive of...

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Carcinoid tumor of the lung metastatic to a previously identified pituitary adenoma

D Campbell, NK Amponsah, R Mott and T Ellis.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1257 words.

The authors present the case of a 58-year-old gentleman presenting with atypical carcinoid tumor of primary lung origin metastasizing to a previously identified pituitary macroadenoma. The...

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A case of loss of consciousness with contralateral acute subdural haematoma during awake craniotomy

Kotoe Kamata, Takashi Maruyama, Masayuki Nitta, Makoto Ozaki, Yoshihiro Muragaki and Yoshikazu Okada.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1258 words.

We are reporting the case of a 56-year-old woman who developed loss of consciousness during awake craniotomy. A thin subdural haematoma in the contralateral side of the craniotomy was...

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A case of psychosis induced self-insertion of intracranial hypodermic needles causing seizures

Arjun S. Chandran and Stephen Honeybul.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1025 words.

Self-insertion of foreign bodies is a rare event. This report details a 56-year-old male who had self-inserted six hypodermic needles into his left frontal lobe 6 years previously. He...

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Cerebral metastasis from malignant pleural mesothelioma

Mohamed El Molla, Cristian Gragnaniello, Darweesh Al-Khawaja, Concepcion Chiribao-Negri and Behzad Eftekhar.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1010 words.

Malignant mesothelioma is an uncommon, highly invasive tumor derived from the mesothelial cells of pleura or peritoneum characterized by poor outcome. Mesothelioma was thought to...

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Coexistence of an intracranial meningioma and an arteriovenous malformation

Stephen Honeybul.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 947 words.

The occurrence of a primary brain tumour in association with a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a recognized but rarely reported finding. A 56-year-old female presented...

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Cortical blindness as a rare presentation of cerebral venous thrombosis

Bonnie Wang, Seong-Jin Moon, William C. Olivero and Huan Wang.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1168 words.

Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) remains a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for clinicians. Manifesting in a remarkably wide spectrum of symptoms and signs, CVT often presents in a...

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Craniocerebral gunshot injury in newborn

CB Dabdoub, SM Serra, AH da Cunha, EN Silveira, A Lopez and H Azevedo-Filho.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 992 words.

Head wounds caused by firearms in newborns are an under-studied phenomenon in Latin America due to either the low frequency of such events or inadequate documentation. Nonetheless, a...

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Delayed presentation of a lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm resulting from isolated penetrating trauma

M. Counihan, M.E. Pontell, B. Selvan, A. Trebelev and A. Nunez.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurosurgery. 1003 words.

Lumbar artery pseudoaneurysms are infrequent complications of penetrating trauma. When present, they are often accompanied by other injuries; however, we report the case of an isolated...

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