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CD8 encephalitis presenting as autoimmune encephalitis in HIV-1 infection.
BMJ Case Reports; Wood AC, Parker R et. al.

Apr 24th, 2022 - A man in his 60s presented with a worsening headache, confusion and expressive dysphasia which, on admission, progressed to a falling Glasgow Coma Score and seizures. He was subsequently admitted to the intensive care unit. The clinical diagnosis ...

Amyloid-β related angiitis presenting as eosinophilic meningitis: a case report.
BMC Neurology; Tanner JA, Richie MB et. al.

Mar 26th, 2022 - Eosinophilic meningitis is uncommon and often attributed to infectious causes. We describe a case of a 72-year-old man who presented with subacute onset eosinophilic meningitis, vasculitis, and intracranial hypertension with progressive and severe...

Primary angiitis of central nervous system - A challenging diagnosis.
Journal of Neuroimmunology; Paul SA, Roy D et. al.

Mar 18th, 2022 - Primary angiitis of the central nervous system is a rare disease characterized by vasculitis of the central nervous system without any systemic involvement. This review aims to provide an insight into the existing stagnancies in the diagnostic app...

Base-edited cynomolgus monkeys mimic core symptoms of STXBP1 encephalopathy.
Molecular Therapy : the Journal of the American Society O... Lu Z, He S et. al.

Mar 15th, 2022 - Presynaptic syntaxin binding protein 1 (STXBP1) is essential for neurotransmitter release. Heterozygous mutations in this protein cause STXBP1 encephalopathy (STXBP1-E), which is characterized by intellectual disabilities and epilepsies. Since non...

Amyloid-beta-related angiitis: a treatable rapidly progressive dementia.
Practical Neurology; Nasir M, Nortey D et. al.

Mar 11th, 2022 - A 73-year-old woman developed cognitive decline over 1 year. MR scan of the brain showed a focal asymmetrical leukoencephalopathy involving the right frontal, temporal, parietal and occipital lobes. Extensive laboratory investigations found no cau...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Total Knee Arthroplasty Using an Active Robotic System

Dec 14th, 2020 - Relevance: Robotic technologies were first introduced into medicine in the 1950s. The use of robotic systems in surgery begins with the use in neurosurgery. In 1985, the Programmable Universal Manipulation Arm (PUMA) 560 was introduced to perform ...

Epidemiological, Clinical and Etiological Features of SUSAC's Syndrome

Dec 21st, 2017 - SUSAC's Syndrome (SS) is characterized by the clinical triad of encephalopathy, hearing loss, and retinal artery branch occlusions. Since the first description of SS in 1979, hundreds of patients with SS, mostly young women, have been reported. Ho...

Evaluation of Brain Lesions in HIV-infected Patients for Diagnosis of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma

Jul 2nd, 2017 - Epstein Barr Virus (EBV)-associated primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL) remains a major problem among AIDS patients. The clinical presentation is often clinically indistinguishable from toxoplasmic encephalitis. The method of choice fo...

The Classification and Cause of Leukodystrophies of Unknown Cause

Jul 2nd, 2017 - Patients with leukodystrophies (LDs) of unknown etiology are a heterogeneous group but constitute the second largest group of genetic white matter diseases. The purpose of this study is to: (a) define novel homogeneous groups of patients with LDs ...

Intraoperative MRI-guidance in Frameless Stereotactic Biopsies

Feb 15th, 2016 - INTRODUCTION Stereotactic brain biopsy (STx biopsy) offers a relatively straightforward, accurate and safe method of obtaining diagnostic tissue. Frameless computer-based neuronavigation is now widely used in brain tumor surgery. It has many advan...

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News  29 results

Surgery in CJD Patients a Potential Risk Factor for Transmission

Mar 24th, 2022 - About 1 in 6 patients with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) undergo surgery, raising the risk of iatrogenic transmission of this rare but universally fatal prion disease. In a retrospective analysis, researchers found that 26 of 121 (21%) patients ...

Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Workup

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by cognitive and behavioral impairment. Although the only way to make a definitive diagnosis of AD is through an autopsy ...

Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer's Disease Workup

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by cognitive and behavioral impairment. Although the only way to make a definitive diagnosis of AD is through an autopsy ...

Brain Biopsy a Promising Tool to Assess Severe Brain Injury

Nov 15th, 2021 - Brain biopsies may be a quick, safe, and promising way of determining which patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) are most likely to benefit from aggressive treatment, early research suggests. Dr Christopher Uff The study showed that a...

The Great Pretender
Dinah Miller, MD

Dec 12th, 2019 - As an undergraduate psychology major, I was taught about the Rosenhan study in several of my courses. My professors lectured about the shocking findings psychologist David Rosenhan, PhD, documented in a 1973 Science article, “On Being Sane in Insa.

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