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Lesional location of intractable hiccups in acute pure lateral medullary infarction [2014] - 1,056KB
by CO Moon, SH Hwang, SS Hong, S Jung, SB Kwon
Background & Objective: Hiccups is a disabling condition of lateral medullary infarction (LMI). Unlike other symptoms of LMI, the anatomical lesions of hiccups are not well known. Few studies have eva...

Prevalence and risk factors of cerebral white matter changes and silent infarcts on brain computed tomography scans among community-dwelling healthy adults: The PRESENT project [2014] - 420KB
by H Park, J Jo, J Cheong, H Chang, HS Lee, S Lee, SH Suk
Cerebral white matter changes (WMCs) and silent brain infarcts (SBIs) are common radiologic findings in neurologically asymptomatic elderly people, but are associated with an increased risk of subsequ...

PRRT2 mutation in Korean patients with paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia: A clinico-genetic analysis [2014] - 205KB
by MW Seong, HJ Kim, BS Jeon, G Ehm, HJ Yang, YE Kim, JY Yun, KT Choi, SI Cho, SH Seo, SS Park
Background & Objective: Recently, mutations in PRRT2 have been found to cause paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia (PKD). However, only several reports have described the detailed clinical features of pa...

A novel mutation of CACNA1A gene in episodic ataxia type 2 family in Korea [2014] - 556KB
by KJ Shin, J Park, SH Oh, KR Jun, KM Park, SY Ha, E Sung, W Jang, JS Kim, J Youn, E Oh, HT Kim
Episodic ataxia type 2 (EA-2) is a rare disorder presenting with paroxysmal vertigo and cerebellar dysfunction. EA-2 is known to be caused by mutations of the CACNA1A gene on chromosome 19q13. We exam...

Lack of association of transthyretin variations with spinocerebellar ataxia in north Indian population [2014] - 453KB
by M Faruq, M Verma, H Kaur, AK Srivastava, R Kukreti, A Mukhopadhyay, NK Ganguly, V Taneja
Background & Objective: Transthyretin (TTR) has been associated with spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) by several independent case reports. Coexistence of TTR and SCA mutations, overlapping clinical sympto...

The use of AQP4-antibody testing in diagnosis Thai patients with neuromyelitis optica [2014] - 403KB
by S Siritho, M Apiwattanakul, N Prayoonwiwat
Background: There are several methods to detect AQP4-antibody which is essential for diagnosis neuromyelitis optica (NMO). Objective: To evaluate an accuracy of the commercially available kit compared...

ADC evaluations of the hippocampus and amygdala in multiple sclerosis [2014] - 379KB
by M Inal, BU Daphan, YK Bilgili, Y Turkel, I Kala
Background & Objective:Diffusion-weighted MR imaging and apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values provide significant structural information about tissues in multiple sclerosis (MS).The goal of thi...

Diabetes mellitus as a predictor for late recovery of vestibular neuritis [2014] - 192KB
by KM Park, B Park, KJ Shin, SY Ha, J Park, SE Kim
The time course of recovery in vestibular neuritis varies between individuals. The aim of this study was to identify the predictors for the early or late recovery of vestibular neuritis. The inclusion...

The neuroprotective effects of grape seed proanthocyanidin on rat brain injury caused by chronic intermittent hypoxia [2014] - 1,107KB
by YN Zhao, X Guo, HY Wang, L Li, PP Zhang, XQ Han, WQ Liu
Chronic intermitted hypoxia including sleep breathing disorder leads to brain injury. This study explores the potential therapeutic effects of grape seed proanthocyanidin as a neuroprotective agent. A...

A case of Streptococcus intermedius-induced subdural abscess and left transverse sinus thrombosis occurring subsequent to treatment for gingivitis [2014] - 409KB
by Y Suzuki, K Ogawa, M Oishi, S Kamei
We report a case in which an undernourished female patient underwent drainage for gingivitis, and subsequently suffered S. intermedius-induced subdural abscess, meningitis and transverse sinus thrombo...

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