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Nijmengen breakage syndrome is a rare autosomal condition mainly characterized by microcephaly. Patients are predisposed to malignancies due to combined immunodeficiency. The presented patient had prenatally diagnosed microcephaly with atypical ventriculomegaly of occipital horns. Fetal echocardiography showed a normal fetal heart anatomy. Diagnosis of Nijmengen syndrome was confirmed postnatally. The differential diagnosis of fetal microcephaly should take into account intrauterine infections, perinatal brain injury, congenital malformations or biological variants.
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We report on a case of a solid adamantinomatous variant of craniopharyngioma located entirely within the third ventricle causing asymmetric obstructive hydrocephalus in a 43-year-old male patient. The patient complaints included intermittent severe headache and progressive bilateral visual field loss. Initially, the lesion was accessed via the bifrontal interhemispheric translamina terminalis approach but total removal was not possible due to short anterior communicating artery which limited the exposure. In the second stage, we used the right interhemispheric transcallosal transforaminal approach and achieved total tumor removal followed by microscopic third ventriculostomy. The present article discusses the selection of appropriate surgical approach based on concise literature review that provides favorable surgical management of these rare lesions.
Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) has the highest long-term mortality rates of all acute coronary syndromes. Usually, NSTEMI occurs in elderly patients (>75 years of age) with multiple associated diseases. The complication rate for NSTEMI, including heart failure or hemorrhages, is significantly higher than that in ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients. The case reported is of a 70 year-old male, with a history of ventriculoperitoneal shunt for obstructive hydrocephalus following a traumatic brain injury, who presented with NSTEMI.
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