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The clinical significance of aortic calcification in chest radiography in community-dwelling, healthy adults: The PRESENT project [2019] - 820KB
by Hyungjong Park, Hyun Young Park, Kyeong Ho Yun, Seung Han Suk
Background: Aortic calcification (AC), a predictor of generalized atherosclerosis, may precedes cerebral white matter lesions. Cerebral white matter changes (WMCs) are associated with cognitive declin...

A study on neurological manifestations of primary varicella zoster virus infection [2019] - 830KB
by Kannan Vangiliappan, Chandramouleeswaran Venkatraman, Balasubramanian Samivel, Lakshmi Narasimhan Ranganathan, Sarala Govindarajan
Background & Objective: About 95% of the adult population has been infected with varicella zoster virus (VZV). It can involve any part of the nervous system. This study aimed to determine the spectrum...

Phenotypic diversity of hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type IE: a case series and review of the literature [2019] - 677KB
by Noriyuki Miyaue, Yuki Yamanishi, Satoshi Tada, Rina Ando, Hayato Yabe, Noriko Nishikawa, Masahiro Nagai, Hiroshi Takashima, Masahiro Nomoto
Objective: DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) is crucial to maintaining methylation during DNA replication and DNA repair. DNMT1 mutations have been identified in two neurological syndromes, including he...

painDETECT Questionnaire Filipino version: Transcultural adaptation and validation in two widely spoken regional languages (Tagalog and Cebuano) [2019] - 1,946KB
by Ma Felisse Carmen S Gomez, Maria Faye Anne S Gomez, Maria Honolina S Gomez, Jocelyn C Que, Raymond L Rosales
Background & Objective: Chronic pain impacts the quality of life of patients, with neuropathic pain causing profound negative sequelae. Assessment of pain whether nociceptive or neuropathic is importa...

Tea consumption and risk of Parkinson’s disease: A meta-analysis [2019] - 1,522KB
by Chao Zhen, Dongmei Li, Hongyan Wang, Ping Wang, Weijie Zhang, Jintai Yu, Xinjuan Yu, Xin Wang
The results of studies on the association between tea consumption and Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been inconsistent. Therefore, the aim of this study was to perform an updated meta-analysis to bet...

Reliability and validity of the Turkish version of Parkinson’s Disease Sleep Scale [2019] - 408KB
by Bahar Say, Tuğba Tunç, Levent Ertuğrul İnan
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the reliability and validity of the Parkinson’s Disease Sleep Scale (PDSS)-Turkish version. 48 patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease and 48...

Can CRP/melatonin ratio measurement be used as a predictor of multiple sclerosis? [2019] - 319KB
by Gholamreza Asadikaram, Hossein Ali Ebrahimi Meimand, Mohammad Kazemi Arababadi, Mahmood Sheikh Fathollahi, Saam Noroozi
Background & Objective: This study aimed to find a biomarker to predict the development of multiple sclerosis (MS). Serum levels of vitamin D3, C-reactive protein (CRP) and melatonin and their ratio w...

Disseminated Takayasu arteritis with neurovascular small and medium vessel involvement [2019] - 1,549KB
by Peng Loon Cheah, Kartini Rahmat, Khairul Azmi Abdul Kadir, Kheng-Seang Lim, Fariz Yahya, Mei-Ling Sharon Tai
Takayasu arteritis is a rare granulomatous vasculitis that is commonly classified as a large vessel disease. Small and medium vessel involvement are extremely rare, with only a few case reports descri...

Early immunotherapy in cryptogenic new onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE), a case series [2019] - 2,566KB
by Do-Hyung Kim, Tae-Won Yang, Oh-Young Kwon, Young-Soo Kim
To date, there are no clear guidelines for treatment of cryptogenic new onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE) syndrome. Immunotherapy was effective for some patients, but the initiation time was...

Dual herpes virus reactivation complicated with encephalitis caused by direct-acting antiviral agents [2019] - 624KB
by Hung-Ju Chen, Hsiu-Chen Chen, Sheng-Wei Cheng, Jia-Ying Sung
Direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) have been the mainstream treatment of hepatitis C because of tolerability and efficacy. A 67-year-old man presented with acute drowsiness preceded by headache aft...

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