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Familial Mediterranean fever triggered by renal transplantation 
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An unusual finding of the posterior cranial fossa: One case report
Variations of the posterior cranial fossa can alter surgical approaches to this region and pose a definite hazard if not considered. Inadvertent tearing of these large structures can result in morbidity and even mortality. ...
An unusual muscle of the wrist with potential compression of the ulnar nerve
During routine cadaveric dissection of the upper extremity an unusual muscle was discovered arising from the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris and inserting into the muscle belly of the flexor digitiminimi. The muscle's ...
Fourth ventriculoceles with extracranial extension: One case report
Encephaloceles involving only the herniated fourth ventricle are exceedingly rare. We report a case of such a cranial malformation and review the literature regarding these malformations and their potential embryological ...
Suprascapular nerve as a donor for extracranial facial nerve reanimation procedures: A cadaveric feasibility study: Laboratory investigation
Object. Facial nerve injury with resultant facial muscle paralysis is disfiguring and disabling. To the auhtors' knowledge, neurotization of the facial nerve using a branch of the brachial plexus has not been previously ...
Hindbrain herniation: A review of embryological theories
Herniation of the hindbrain outside of the setting of intracranial hypertension, trauma, and brain tumors is an uncommon phenomenon with estimated incidence of less than 1%. In the late 1890's, Hans Chiari, a German ...
Histopathological basis for neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome: Laboratory investigation
Object. To the best of the authors' knowledge, no report exists that has demonstrated the histopathological changes of neural elements within the brachial plexus as a result of cervical rib compression. Methods. Four hundred ...
The velum interpositum revisited and redefined
Introduction: Descriptions of the velum interpositum (VI) are typically brief and lacking detail in most neuroanatomical and neurosurgical texts. As this structure may be involved clinically or encountered surgically, the ...
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the spermatic cord: A case report and review of the literature
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) is a morphologically ill-defined tumour of the soft tissues and may involve nearly every organ of the body. MFH of the spermatic cord represents an extremely rare entity and reports of ...
The Roman Empire legacy of Galen (129–200 AD)
Introduction Galen of Pergamum was the physician of Roman Emperors and contributed to our early understanding of medicine and anatomy. Herein, we present a short biography of Galen and review his multiple contributions to ...