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Hernando Alvis-Miranda, Gabriel Alcala-Cerra, Sandra Milena Castellar-Leones, Hector Farid Escorcia and Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

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A less frequent complications of shunt systems ventriculoperitoneal used for the management of hydrocephalus is the allergy materials which usually are built, silicone and latex. Patients undergoing multiple changes device may be at risk of developing high rejection to materials. Differential diagnosis should be done with infections and obstructions, usual causes of dysfunction. We present a review updated literature focused neurosurgeon.

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Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Hernando Alvis-Miranda, Angel Lee, Hector Farid Escorcia and Sandra Milena Castellar-Leones

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The ischemic stroke is one of the most common conditions in our hospitals, representing 50% of revenues of neurology services. A variety of processes is cerebral ischemic myocardial cerebellum. Cerebellar infarction is not a rare disease, representing between 2 to 4% of all cerebrovascular events in clinical and autopsy series, and their ratio is 4-5 times higher than cerebellar hemorrhage. Although it is increasingly documented, it rarely Recognized stills like a phenomenon. Mutism occurs primarily in children and occasionally in adults as a well-recognized complication of posterior fossa surgery. Rarely been reported transient mutism associated with cerebellar infarction as isolated episode

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Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar, Gabriel Alcala-Cerra, Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda, Carlos Fernando Lozano-Tangua, Sandra Milena Castellar Leones and Maria Jose Merlano Almanza

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Vertebral fractures are a frequent entity, mainly in the thoracolumbar and lumbar spine. In some circumstances the differential diagnosis of vertebral injuries can confuse the physician, since the difference between an osteoporotic vertebral fracture and a fracture secondary to a tumor is not clear. We report the case of a patient with osteoporotic vertebral fracture simulating a spinal tumor, handled by our department of neurosurgery as illustrative experience to guide the approach in those cases, in which the definitive diagnosis is crucial for therapeutic decision making