Lumbar puncture was performed - herpes simplex virus DNA was not shown on polymerase chain reaction. A brain biopsy was performed and the histology was consistent with encephalitis. PCR was repeated on the biopsy specimen and was positive for HSV.
This case shows the typical appearance of a developmental venous anomaly (DVA) with a bunch of venous vessels in a "Medusa head". They are commonly located at the angle of ventricles, especially near frontal horn of the lateral ventricles.
The study demonstrates dural ectasia in a patient with know Other causes of dural ectasia include connective tissue disorders (such as Marfans syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome), ankylosing spondylitis, acromegaly, amongst others.
Leontiasis ossea - a largely historical term used to describe a number of conditions which result in the affected patient’s face resembling that of a lion. Although it is most frequently the result of.