Cerebello-pontine angle eosinophilic granuloma; a reappraisal in the management of intracranial eosinophilic granuloma

Cerebello-pontine angle eosinophilic granuloma; a reappraisal in the management of intracranial... Childs Nerv Syst (2017) 33:1425–1426 DOI 10.1007/s00381-017-3495-x LETTER TO THE EDITOR Cerebello-pontine angle eosinophilic granuloma; a reappraisal in the management of intracranial eosinophilic granuloma 1,2 1 Nima Derakhshan & Mahsa Roshanfarzad Received: 13 June 2017 /Accepted: 15 June 2017 /Published online: 23 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Dear Editor multinucleated giant cells, mononuclear cells, and I read the article entitled BPandora’s box: eosinophilic Langerhans cells. This clinical entity is comprised of three granuloma at the cerebellopontine angle-should we open clinical syndromes: Eosinophilic granuloma (EG), Hand- it?^ by Öğrenci A et al. [1], with great interest. The au- Schüller-Christian disease, and Letterer-Siwe disease [2]. So thors presented a rare location for presentation of intracra- the multifocal presentation is against the diagnosis of EG and nial eosinophilic granuloma (EG). Their patient was found shows that another multifocal and systemic counterpart of to have a lesion at CP angle showing hypo-intensity on LCH was the correct diagnosis. T1- and hyper-intensity on T2-weighted magnetic reso- Second, is a critic of the approach they recommend- nance images. They claimed that dramatic response to ed, steroid therapy before confirmation of histologic di- steroid therapy was so evident that it may obviate the agnosis. Unresponsiveness http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Child's Nervous System Springer Journals

Cerebello-pontine angle eosinophilic granuloma; a reappraisal in the management of intracranial eosinophilic granuloma

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
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Medicine & Public Health; Neurosurgery; Neurosciences
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0256-7040
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1433-0350
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10.1007/s00381-017-3495-x
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Childs Nerv Syst (2017) 33:1425–1426 DOI 10.1007/s00381-017-3495-x LETTER TO THE EDITOR Cerebello-pontine angle eosinophilic granuloma; a reappraisal in the management of intracranial eosinophilic granuloma 1,2 1 Nima Derakhshan & Mahsa Roshanfarzad Received: 13 June 2017 /Accepted: 15 June 2017 /Published online: 23 June 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Dear Editor multinucleated giant cells, mononuclear cells, and I read the article entitled BPandora’s box: eosinophilic Langerhans cells. This clinical entity is comprised of three granuloma at the cerebellopontine angle-should we open clinical syndromes: Eosinophilic granuloma (EG), Hand- it?^ by Öğrenci A et al. [1], with great interest. The au- Schüller-Christian disease, and Letterer-Siwe disease [2]. So thors presented a rare location for presentation of intracra- the multifocal presentation is against the diagnosis of EG and nial eosinophilic granuloma (EG). Their patient was found shows that another multifocal and systemic counterpart of to have a lesion at CP angle showing hypo-intensity on LCH was the correct diagnosis. T1- and hyper-intensity on T2-weighted magnetic reso- Second, is a critic of the approach they recommend- nance images. They claimed that dramatic response to ed, steroid therapy before confirmation of histologic di- steroid therapy was so evident that it may obviate the agnosis. Unresponsiveness

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Child's Nervous SystemSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 23, 2017

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