MRI-Guided Stereotactic Craniotomy to Set the Diagnosis of CNS Cryptococcosis. Case Report and Review of the International Literature
Cryptococcosis – a fungal infection – mainly caused by Crypto coccus Neoformans and Cryptococcus Gattii, may affect human central neural system (CNS) with various clinical manifestations. Diagnosis is usually confirmed by direct CSF microscopic exami nation for encapsulated yeasts by India ink preparation. However, sometimes laboratory tests may not be indicative and brain imag ing with biopsy is necessary to reveal the cause in order to offer the adequate beneficial treatment to patients.
Report of a Severe Case of Pancytopenia Caused by Chronic Brucellosis in Tongliao City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
Brucellosis is a type of zoonotic infectious disease that causes se rious harm to public health. Inner Mongolia has become one of the most severely endemic areas of brucellosis in China.
Frequency of Autoimmune Diseases Associated with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents in Albania
1.1. Background: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) is the most common chronic autoimmune metabolic and endocrinological dis ease of children and adolescents. Children and adolescents with T1D are at increased risk of developing other autoimmune diseas es; more often autoimmune thyroiditis followed by celiac disease and other conditions, which significantly affect the clinical man agement of the disease, metabolism and quality of life, especially in the pediatric age.
1.1. Introductions: Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is a tumor from pericytes surrounding capillary walls. Most HPCs grow slowly, but others display aggressive growth. Treatment for HPC is total resection or resection plus adjuvant radiation.
Esophageal Stenosis Due to Coexisting Conditions Dysphagia Aortica and Thoracic Compression Fractures
A 90-year-old woman presented to the emergency room with dyspnea and a sensation of being choked after eating red rice with beans. This was her first such experience.
Squamous cell carcinoma is a relatively common malignant tumor of the skin. There are individual differences among different tumor patients and possible differences in the combination of drugs in treatment.
The ruins of the Big Bell Hospital slumber today under the intense sun of the remote West Australian outback. Between 1942 and 1955 it served a remarkably busy goldmine, but like the hotels and shops it lived and died with the mine.
Ramsay Hunt syndrome (RHS) is an infectious disease charac terized by delayed activation of latent herpes zoster virus in the geniculate ganglion and subsequent spread to cranial nerve.