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Duplicate PICA and anomalous origin of posterior meningeal artery – an uncommon association with a paediatric cerebellar AVM [2021] - 1,734KB
by Deep Das, Biman Kanti Ray, Subhadeep Gupta
Duplication of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) is a rare anatomical variation and its presence in association with an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is not yet documented. We report ...

PICA mirror aneurysms: Rarest of the rare [2021] - 391KB
by Amlan Kusum Datta, Biman Kanti Ray, Deep Das, Rahul Kumar
Mirror aneurysms, a subset of bilateral, symmetrically situated aneurysms occurring in corresponding intracranial vessels, are an intriguing radiological finding. They probably represent phylogenetic ...

A case of vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia with acute brainstem compression and obstructive hydrocephalus entrapped between dissecting aneurysm and cerebellar infarction [2021] - 1,266KB
by Hikaru Nakamura, Kei Sato, Yukishige Hayashi, Yoshiharu Tokunaga
Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia is relatively rare, and it can compress the brainstem and surrounding brain cistern due to its volume. It is frequently associated with arterial dissection, obstructive ...

Simultaneous cerebral venous and arterial involvement in the postpartum period: Rare presentation of antiphospholipid syndrome [2021] - 1,114KB
by Subhadeep Gupta, Atanu Biswas, Arpan Dutta, Deep Das, Biman Kanti Ray
Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) are two causes of postpartum neurological complications and occurrence of concomitant RCVS and CVST is ...

Sixteen syndrome, a new pontine opthalmo- neurological syndrome within the one and a half syndrome spectrum of disorders in a diabetic patient: A case report [2021] - 312KB
by Baodong Li, Jia Song, Yuman Zhang, Ce Qi
A 52-year-old diabetic male presented with dizziness, diplopia, salivation, and mild weakness in the right limb for 3 days. Neurological examination revealed complete absence of adduction of the left ...

Cerebral toxoplasmosis in an HIV-negative immunocompetent young man [2021] - 999KB
by Regin Filamel R Escalada, Norman D Pagar, Patricia B Olarte, Herminigildo H Gan
This is a case of a 20-year old male, who was previously healthy, presenting to the emergency room with generalized seizures. Prior to this, he has been observed to be withdrawn and lacking in drive t...

Rigid spine syndrome in late-onset Pompe disease: A case report and review of the literature [2021] - 428KB
by Zhong-Ming Ng, Cheng-Yin Tan, Soon-Chai Low, Nortina Shahrizaila, Khean-Jin Goh
Late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD) with rigid spine syndrome (RSS) is a rare phenotype. We report a Chinese man with RSS and mild proximal lower limb weakness since 15 years old. Imaging of paravertebral...

Periorbital ecchymosis can be a symptom of migraine: A case report [2021] - 451KB
by Mesude Ozerden Tutuncu, Vasfiye Burcu Albay
Ecchymosis during headache can occur due to hypocoagulopathy, vasodilatation, extravasation and distension of the vessels. There are very few cases in literature of migraine with ecchymosis without an...

Occipital neuralgia as a presentation of multiple sclerosis [2021] - 175KB
by Vasfiye Burcu Albay, Mesude Tutuncu, Aysun Soysal
Occipital neuralgia (ON) is a sharp, jabbing, electric shock like pain in the distribution of the greater, lesser and/or third occipital nerves and is often associated with decreased sensation or dyse...

A novel deletion mutation in EPM2A underlies progressive myoclonic epilepsy (Lafora body disease) in a Pakistani family [2021] - 878KB
by Fizza Orooj, Umm-e-Kalsoom, XiaoChu Zhao, Arsalan Ahmad, Imran Nazir Ahmed, Muhammad Faheem, Muhammad Jawad Hassan, Berge A Minasian
Lafora body disease (MIM-254780), a glycogen storage disease, characterized by Lafora bodies (deformed glycogen molecules) accumulating in multiple organs, is a rare form of myoclonic epilepsy. It man...

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