Neurosurgery - Cases and ReviewsISSN: 2643-4474


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710122

The Association of Adem with Hydrocephalus and COVID-19

Ali Riazi, Atta Mahdkhah and Navid Askariardehjani

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 30, 2022

Adem is an autoimmune disease that can happen after any kind of inflammation and infection. This disease is highly progressive and occurs in the central nervous system. This disease commonly affects children. And in general, it is part of very uncommon diseases. This disease affects more males than females. In most cases, ADEM is associated with or caused by a viral disease or bacteria....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710121

Sigma Perforation and Septic Peritonitis after an Anterior Lumbar: A Case Report and Literature Review

Ricou E, MD, Fa-Binefa, MD, Maldonado V, MD, Torrents R, MD and Moya I, MD2

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 30, 2022

Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) has become widely accepted for the treatment of discogenic low back pain, achieving similar radiological and clinical treatments to other techniques. To describe sigma perforation and septic peritonitis as a potentially fatal complication after an anterior interbody fusion....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710120

Adult Pilocytic Astrocytoma: A Report of Two Cases and Literature Review

Daisuke Wajima, MD, PhD, Takaaki Nagashima, MD, Toshiaki Goda, MD, Rin Shimozato, MD, Tomonori Tekeshita, MD, PhD and Tomoaki Nagamine, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 28, 2022

Pilocytic astrocytoma (PA) is classified as a benign tumor, which is rarely reported in adults. We present two case reports of adult PAs (APAs) and a literature review. In Case 1, a 25-year-old man presented with progressive right parieto-temporal head puffing. Head computed tomography (CT) revealed multiple large cystic tumors with a midline shift....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710119

Hirayama Disease: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Dr. Anurag Chandrakant Dandekar and Dr. Nirav A Mehta

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 15, 2022

Hirayama disease is a rare disorder seen in young patients in their second or third decade of life with slowly progressive self-limiting distal upper limb muscle weakness with seldom symmetrical involvement. It is a peculiar anterior horn cell disease that is managed conservatively with limited surgical options available as per literature....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710118

Role of Perioperative Plasma D-dimer in Intracerebral Hemorrhage after Brain Tumor Surgery: A Prospective Study

Estela Val Jordán, Agustín Nebra Puertas, Juan Casado Pellejero, Concepción Revilla López, Nuria Fernández Monsteirín, Lluis Servia Goixart and Manuel Quintana Díaz

Article Type: Prospective Observational | First Published: July 30, 2022

Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is one of the most feared complications after brain tumor surgery. Despite several factors are considered to influence bleeding, an increasing number of clinical studies emphasize that hemostatic disorders, developed during surgical aggression and tumoral status, could explain unexpected ICH....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710117

Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage in En coup de sabre: A Case Report

Benjamin Ramsey, BS, Chelsea Reynolds, DO and Catherine McClung Smith, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 30, 2022

Linear scleroderma, otherwise known as encoup de sabre (ECDS), is a form of scleroderma that affects the face and scalp and typically presents with unilateral streaks of induration with pigment changes of the skin which can involve the underlying dermis, soft tissue, and bone. In cases where there is progression to unilateral facial atrophy, this is known as parry-romberg syndrome (PRS)....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710116

Early Distal Coil Migration Requiring Surgical Treatment

Mickaela Echavarria Demichelis, MD, Derek O Pipolo, MD, Alvaro Campero, MD, PhD,Juan F Villalonga, MD, Nicolas Kusznir, MD and Matias Baldoncini, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 21, 2022

Coil migration is a rare but devastating endovascular complication that can lead to severe neurological deficit. There are only 11 cases reported in the literature, with the majority located within the middle and anterior cerebral arteries. The objective of this article is to describe our experience in the management of an unusual case of a cerebral aneurysm with distal coil migration....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-4474/1710115

Combined Cervical Transpedicular Lateral and Medial Approach with Partial Pediculotomy for Intraforaminal Disc Herniation or Multilevel Foraminal Stenosis

Nedal Hejazi, MD and Al-Kassab M, MD

Article Type: Review and Technical Note Article | First Published: July 20, 2022

The author performed a microsurgical cervical combined transpedicular lateral and medical procedure with partial pediculotomy (CTPP) in 78 patients (51 men and 27 women) with cervical foraminal stenosis to decompress the affected nerve root. 21 Patients (27%) had multilevel foraminal stenosis (2 - 4 levels)....

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