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Association studies of genetic polymorphism and environmental factors in ischemic stroke with atherosclerotic middle cerebral artery stenosis [2017] - 218KB
by Zhengsheng Zhang, Xiang-yan Chen, Larry Baum, Ho Keung Ng, Vincent Mok, Ka Sing Wong
Objectives: Intracranial atherosclerosis, especially the middle cerebral artery (MCA), is the commonest vascular lesion for ischemic stroke the Chinese population. We explored the association of genet...

Level 4 comprehensive epilepsy program in Malaysia, a resource-limited country [2017] - 666KB
by Kheng-Seang Lim, Sherrini Ahmad Bazir Ahmad, Vairavan Narayanan, Kartini Rahmat, Norlisah Mohd Ramli, Kein-Seong Mun, Kum-Thong Wong, Noraini Ismail, Shweh-Fern Loo, Chong-Tin Tan
Background and Objective: There is a great challenge to establish a level 4 epilepsy care offering complete evaluation for epilepsy surgery including invasive monitoring in a resource-limited country....

Clues to differentiate Dravet syndrome from febrile seizures plus at the first visit [2017] - 188KB
by Hsiu-Fen Lee, Ching-Shiang Chi
Objective: To investigate the clinical clues to differentiate between Dravet syndrome (DS) and febrile seizures plus (FS+). Methods: From September 2001 to March 2014, 44 consecutive patients who were...

Spinal tuberculous disease is common in tuberculous meningitis [2017] - 387KB
by Mei-Ling Sharon TAI, Hazman Mohd NOR, Shanthi VISWANATHAN, Kartini RAHMAT, Norzaini Rose MOHD ZAIN, Zhen Yuan POW, Lay Sim ONG, Mohd Hanip RAFIA, Chong Tin TAN
Background: Tuberculous disease of spine (spinal TB) is under-recognized in tuberculous (TB) meningitis. The objective of the study was to evaluate the frequency, clinical and neuroimaging changes, an...

The prevalence and associated factors of neuropathic pain symptoms in a cohort of multi-ethnic Malaysian patients with diabetes mellitus [2017] - 218KB
by Li-Ying GOH, Ezmeer Emiral SHAHROM, Clarita Clarence GANESAN, Shireene Ratna VETHAKKAN, Khean-Jin GOH
Objective: To determine prevalence and factors associated with neuropathic pain symptoms in a multiethnic cohort of Malaysian adult diabetic patients. Methods: This was aprospective cross-sectional ob...

Hypothalamic endocrinopathy in multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica syndrome [2017] - 300KB
by Nahid Ashjazadeh, Marjan Jeddi, Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh, Ali Akbar Kadivar
Background: Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) and multiple sclerosis (MS) are two inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system with different pathogenesis. The aim of this study i...

The natural history of optic neuritis in Asian patients: An observational cohort study [2017] - 324KB
by B H A Seah, S L C Tow, Ong K C B Ong, C C Yang, C P Tsai, K H Lee, B J Kim, H T Chong, C T Tan, L W Khin, B C Tai, the Multiple Sclerosis in Asia Pacific Study Group
Optic neuritis, which may be a precursor to multiple sclerosis (MS), is an uncommon disease in Asian patients. The Asian Collaborative Longitudinal Optic Neuritis Epidemiology (ACLONE) is an observati...

“Nine” syndrome and its MRI brain findings [2017] - 1,043KB
by Yong Muh NG, Pei San KANG, Chiew Gek KHOR, Ping Seung ONG, Ramanathan G R LETCHUMAN
We describe a rare presentation of pontine infarction in a lady who was on dual antiplatelet therapy. Her presentation includes one and a half syndrome, left facial nerve palsy and contralateral hemia...

Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy with spinal cord lesion: A case report and literature review [2017] - 362KB
by Heqian Du, Xinyuan Li, Hongmei Meng, Ziwen Lu, Lijun Zhu, Shaokuan Fang
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leucoencephalopathy(CADASIL) is a common hereditary disease caused by NOTCH3 gene. The major clinical manifestations include recu...

Delayed hemorrhage after microvascular decompression in a hemifacial spasm patient associated with neurosyphilis [2017] - 885KB
by Ji-Qing Qiu, Yu Cui, Li-Chao Sun, Bin Qi, Zhan-Peng Zhu
Microvascular decompression is an effective treatment for hemifacial spasm. Hemorrhage is one of the complications of microvascular decompression. However, delayed hemorrhage is very rare. Here, we re...

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