Wolfram Syndrome

Overview Wolfram syndrome is a rare genetic condition which affects several systems at the same time thus producing a classic set of symptoms. It is characterized by the occurrence of diabetes insipidus, juvenile-onset diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy (damage of optic …

Exfoliative Cheilitis

Overview Exfoliative cheilitis (EC) is the inflammation of the lips which is an exceptional chronic condition and is basically the eczema of the lips. It is characterized by continuous peeling of the lips and the adjacent skin around it. The …

Uncal Herniation

Overview Uncal herniation is a typical type of transtentorial herniation in which uncus, which is the innermost part of the temporal lobe of brain, heads for the tentorium and eventually puts pressure on the midbrain (upper brainstem) and the oculomotor …

Tentorium Cerebelli

Overview Tentorium cerebelli is the second largest extension or fold of the dura mater after falx cerebri. In Latin, tentorium cerebelli means the ‘tent of the cerebellum’, which splits the cerebellum from the occipital (posterior) lobes of the cerebrum. Tentorium …