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Idiopathic intracranial hypertension in atypical demographics.
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Donaldson L, Jhaveri A et. al.

May 8th, 2022 - Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a condition that most often occurs in women of reproductive age with elevated body mass index (BMI) (typical patients). Individuals outside of this demographic group (atypical patients) may have a diff...

Photoreceptor Manifestations of Primary Mitochondrial Optic Nerve Disorders.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science; Chang YH, Kang EY et. al.

May 5th, 2022 - To compare the manifestations of photoreceptors (PRs) in three hereditary optic neuropathies affected by primary mitochondrial dysfunction and discuss whether the retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) or the PRs are preferentially affected. A retrospectiv...

Neuro-ophthalmological manifestations of Wolfram syndrome: Case series and review of th...
Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Kabanovski A, Donaldson L et. al.

Apr 27th, 2022 - Wolfram Syndrome (WS) is a rare progressive hereditary neurodegenerative disease with hallmark features of diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and hearing loss. Its other clinical manifestations may include diabetes insipidus, urological, neurologic...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Safety and Efficacy of Etravirine in Friedreich Ataxia Patients

Mar 31st, 2022 - Friedreich ataxia is a rare progressive neurodegenerative disease presenting in childhood or late adolescence for which no treatment is currently available. The disease is caused by the defective synthesis of Frataxin, a mitochondrial protein synt...

Natural History Study of SLC25A46 Mutation-related Mitochondriopathy

Mar 8th, 2022 - The number of mitochondria in the cell is dynamic and is regulated by two opposite processes, namely fission and fusion. Proteins in both the inner mitochondrial membrane (IMM) and the outer mitochondrial membrane (OMM) are involved in mediating t...

Development of a Cortical Visual Neuroprosthesis for the Blind

Oct 6th, 2021 - Visual impairment is one of the ten most prevalent disabilities and poses extraordinary challenges to individuals in our society, which is heavily dependent on sight. Drug development and genetic engineering have had only marginal success as possi...

Natural History Study of ATP1A3-related Disease

Feb 11th, 2021 - Alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) is a rare very disabling neurodevelopmental syndrome caused by mutations in the gene ATP1A3. AHC is characterized by paroxysmal events including attacks of hemiplegia (weakness), dystonia (painful stiffeni...

Stem Cell Ophthalmology Treatment Study

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Eyes with loss of vision from retinal or optic nerve conditions generally considered irreversible will be treated with a combination of injections of autologous bone marrow derived stem cells isolated from the bone marrow using standard medical an...

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News  14 results

Clinical Presentation of Subacute Combined Degeneration in a Patient With Chronic B12 Deficiency
Nathan Kostick, Evan Chen et. al.

Mar 21st, 2022 - Subacute combined degeneration (SCD) is an acquired neurologic complication of vitamin B12 (cobalamin) or, rarely, vitamin B9 (folate) deficiency. SCD is characterized by progressive demyelination of the dorsal and lateral spinal cord, resulting i.

Cachexia Common in Lupus

Aug 4th, 2020 - Cachexia is an underappreciated complication of systemic lupus erythematosus, researchers reported. A total of 56.3% of patients developed the involuntary weight loss accompanied by loss of homeostatic control of protein and energy balance within ...

A 10-Year-Old Boy With Fainting Spells and Seizure Activity

Sep 25th, 2019 - Question 1 of 2 Which of the following conditions is not associated with congenital LQTS? Your Peers Chose: Congenital sensorineural hearing loss 0% Congenital optic atrophy 0% Syncopal attacks 0% Seizures 0% Sudden cardiac death 0% Important clue...

A 63-Year-Old Woman With Decreased Vision

Apr 3rd, 2018 - Case Diagnosis Funduscopy showed a marked asymmetry in the optic disc cup size, with focal tissue loss inferiorly of the right optic disc. There was no optic disc pallor. The cupping of the optic disc, in the absence of optic disc pallor, was sugg...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →