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Severe forms of neurocysticercosis: Treatment with albeimdazole
(Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 1996-03-01) [Artigo]
Study of 22 patients with the severe form of neurocysticercosis treated with albendazole (ABZ) administered in 6 different schedules ranging from 15 to 30 mg/kg/day for 21 to 60 days. Dextrochloropheniramine and ketoprofen ...
Season of birth as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis in Brazil
(Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2013-06-15) [Artigo]
Risk factors for development of multiple sclerosis (MS) are still a matter of debate. Latitude gradient, vitamin D deficiency and season of birth are among the most investigated environmental factors associated with the ...
Risk factors for vascular dementia in elderly psychiatric outpatients with preserved cognitive functions
(Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2007-06-15) [Artigo]
The aim of the study was to assess risk factors for vascular dementia (VaD) in elderly psychiatric outpatients without dementia, and to determine to what extent clinical interventions targeted such risk factors. Out of 250 ...
Mononeuropathy of the suprascapular nerve: Study of 3 South American cases
(Electromyography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 2005-06-01) [Artigo]
In this work 3 new cases of suprascapular nerve mononeuropathy are described. ENMG diagnosis criteria were: a) normal sensory conduction studies of the ipsolateral ulnar, median and radial nerves; b) bilateral suprascapular ...
Desempenho em consciência fonológica, memória operacional, leitura e escrita na dislexia familial
(Pro-Fono, 2007-10-01) [Artigo]
Background: familial dyslexia. Aim: to characterize and compare the phonological awareness, working memory, reading and writing abilities of individuals whose family members are also affected. Method: in this study 10 ...
Atrichia, abnormal EEG, epilepsy and mental retardation in two sisters
(Human Heredity, 1979-01-01) [Artigo]
Two daughters of a nonconsanguineous couple are described. Both present mental retardation, epileptic seizures, congenital atrichia, histologically anomalous skin and abnormal EEG pattern. From a discussion of the literature ...
An exploratory dimensional approach to premenstrual manifestation of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms: A multicentre study
(Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2013-04-01) [Artigo]
Objective: In women with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), symptom severity appears to fluctuate over the course of the menstrual cycle. The objective of this paper was to compare female OCD patients with and without ...
Epidemiology of neurocysticercosis in Brazil
(Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 1996-05-01) [Artigo]
A revision of literature was done with the objective of tracing an epidemiologic profile of neurocysticercosis (NCC) in Brazil. The prevalence was 0.12-9% in autopsies. The frequency was 0.03-7.5% in clinical series and ...
Answer to the Letter to the Editor of A. Hidalgo-Ovejero concerning intradural lumbar disc herniation: Report of five cases with literature review (by L. G. Ducati, M. V. Silva, M. M. Brandão, F. R. Romero, M. A. Zanini; Eur Spine J. doi:10.1007/s00586-012-2631-2)
(European Spine Journal, 2013-06-01) [Carta]
Sudden bilateral deafness from hyperleukocytosis in chronic myeloid leukemia
(Acta Haematologica, 2000-12-18) [Artigo]
Sudden-onset bilateral deafness as a clinical manifestation of hyperleukocytosis in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a rare occurrence. We found only 27 clinical descriptions in 16 published papers. In this work, the ...