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Sciatic nerve injury after contact with a radioactive metal piece containing iridium-192 isotope [2020] - 803KB
by Murat Alemdar
Gamma ray sources containing the iridium-192 isotope are widely used for industrial radiologic imaging. Irradiation causes biological damages and tissue injuries by the interaction of molecules in the...

Ipsilateral hemichorea after striatal hemorrhage [2020] - 894KB
by Dokyung Lee, Jung A Kim, Woo Suk Choi
Hemichorea after a striatal lesion of the ipsilateral side of the cerebral hemisphere is a very rare condition. A 72-year-old female presented with right-sided bradykinesia and left-sided hemichorea a...

Rehabilitating individuals with spinocerebellar ataxia: Experiences from impairment-based rehabilitation through multidisciplinary care approach [2020] - 255KB
by Fatimah Ahmedy, Yuen Woei Neoh, Lydia Abdul Latiff
Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) is a rare neurodegenerative disease with progressive course and poor expected outcomes. Therefore, rehabilitation remains the principal form of management especially in ad...

Pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration with novel mutations: A case report [2020] - 805KB
by Jing-Bo Gao, Min Bao
A 32-year-old male with pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration (PKAN) disease who had two heterozygous mutations in the PANK2 gene presented with dystonic storm. The MRI T2WI showed the “e...

Novel complication of nusinersen treatment: Hyponatremia [2020] - 168KB
by Yasemin Coban, Nagehan Aslan, Dincer Yıldızdas, Ozden Ozgur Horoz, Gulen Gul Mert
Nusinersen is a novel therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1. Thus, the adverse reactions of the therapy have not been well established. We present here a 5-months old boy with SMA type 1, w...

Giant cell arteritis secondary to combined nivolumab and ipilimumab in metastatic pleural mesothelioma [2020] - 238KB
by Ke Li Chow, Laura Perju-Dumbrava, Abhishek Malhotra, Inger Olesen, Peter Briggs
We report a rare case of isolated giant cell arteritis caused by combined immunotherapy with nivolumab and ipilimumab in metastatic pleural mesothelioma. Whilst combination immunotherapy is thought to...

Lesson learned from early experience in pediatric epilepsy surgery service in Surabaya, Indonesia [2020] - 225KB
by Wihasto Suryaningtyas, Prastiya Indra Gunawan, Heri Subiyanto, Agus Turchan, Muhammad Arifin Parenrengi
Indonesia is a large country with approximately 265 million people. About 70 millions people are at pediatric age.1 Until 2009, there is only one epilepsy surgery center in Indonesia, located at Semar...

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