Mononeuritis multiplex as the first presentation of refractory sarcoidosis responsive to etanercept
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NeurologiaBackground:Several disorders may present with mononeuritis multiplex and the etiological diagnosis can be challenging.Case presentationWe report a 42-year old female who presented with severe lower limb neuropathic pain, asymmetric weakness and sens ... ...
Enhancing cognitive-behavioural therapy for recurrent headache: design of a randomised controlled trial
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NeurologiaBackground:We have argued against the traditional approach of counselling avoidance of all triggers of headaches and migraine. Problems with this approach include the impossibility of avoiding all triggers and the high costs associated with trying t ... ...
An open-label pilot trial of minocycline in children as a treatment for Angelman syndrome
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NeurologiaBackground:Minocycline, a member of the tetracycline family, has a low risk of adverse effects and an ability to improve behavioral performance in humans with cognitive disruption. We performed a single-arm open-label trial in which 25 children diag ... ...
Usefulness of screening tools in the evaluation of long-term effectiveness of DREZ lesioning in the treatment of neuropathic pain after brachial plexus injury
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NeurologiaBackground:Despite high success rate of DREZ lesioning in the treatment of intractable central pain, there is still a significant incidence of patients without satisfactory post-operative effect. The aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term ef ... ...
Neurotrophic keratopathy due to dorsolateral medullary infarction (Wallenberg Syndrome): case report and literature review
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NeurologiaBackground:Dorsolateral medullary infarction (Wallenberg Syndrome) is rare in clinical practice; however, the subsequent corneal lesions are more uncommon. To our knowledge, only one such case was previously reported. We report a similar case with s ... ...
Multiple sclerosis in the far north - incidence and prevalence in Nordland County, Norway, 1970¿2010
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NeurologiaBackground:The risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) increases with increasing latitude. Taking into consideration that Norway has a large latitude range, a south-to-north gradient would be expected. However, previous studies have reported an uneven distr ... ...
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease mimicking autoimmune encephalitis with CASPR2 antibodies
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NeurologiaBackground:Differential diagnosis of severe progressive dementia includes a wide spectrum of inflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases. Particularly challenging is the differentiation of potentially treatable autoimmune encephalitis and Creutzfeld ... ...
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