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Unusual painful trigeminal neuropathy caused by Racemose neurocysticercosis
(Pain Medicine (United States), 2016-05-01) [Carta]
Standardization of the face-hand test in a Brazilian multicultural population: Prevalence of sensory extinction and implications for neurological diagnosis
(Clinics, 2016-12-01) [Artigo]
OBJECTIVE: The face-hand test is a simple, practical, and rapid test to detect neurological syndromes. However, it has not previously been assessed in a Brazilian sample; therefore, the objective of the present study was ...
Cannabinoids for spasticity due to multiple sclerosis or paraplegia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials
(Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 2017-10-01) [Resenha]
Objectives Spasticity remains highly prevalent in patients with spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis. To summarize the effects of cannabinoids compared with usual care, placebo for spasticity due to multiple sclerosis ...
Abnormal Spontaneous Eye Movements as Initial Presentation of Organophosphate Poisoning
(Tremor And Other Hyperkinetic Movements, 2017-01-01) [Artigo]
Background: Atypical ocular bobbing may result from an intentional poisoning from an organophosphate compound. Phenomenology Shown: The patient exhibited conjugated, slow, arrhythmic, unpredictable eye movements in all ...
Brazilian guidelines for endovascular treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke
(Arquivos De Neuro-psiquiatria, 2017-01-01) [Artigo]
These guidelines are the result of a joint effort from writing groups of the Brazilian Stroke Society, the Scientific Department of Cerebrovascular Diseases of the Brazilian Academy of Neurology, the Brazilian Stroke Network ...
Stroke Chameleons Manifesting as Distinct Radial Neuropathies: Expertise Can Hasten the Diagnosis
(Case Reports in Neurology, 2017-01-01) [Artigo]
Objective: Stroke chameleons encompass an atypical group of syndromes that do not initially appear to be cerebrovascular accidents. The objective of this study was to report patients with different lesions of central origin ...
Characterization of patients treated by rehabilitation service after establishing of an acute stroke unit in a Brazilian hospital
(Journal Of Physical Therapy Science, 2015-08-01) [Artigo]
[Purpose] The study aimed to characterize patients treated by rehabilitation section after establishment of an acute stroke unit. [Subjects and Methods] Medical consultation records of individuals with ischemic stroke were ...
Enzyme replacement therapy for Anderson-Fabry disease
(Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016-07-25) [Resenha]
Background: Anderson-Fabry disease is an X-linked defect of glycosphingolipid metabolism. Progressive renal insufficiency is a major source of morbidity, additional complications result from cardio- and cerebro-vascular ...
Amnestic dementia impairment in Parkinson's disease: The role of body composition, ageing and insulin resistance
(Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 2017-08-01) [Artigo]
Background The risk of cognitive impairment associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) is related to ageing. The role of body compartmentalization and associated metabolic dysfunctions, as a risk factor for dementia in PD ...
Frequency of subclinical atherosclerosis in Brazilian HIV-infected patientsFrequência de aterosclerose Subclínica em Brasileiros infectados pelo HIV
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2018-05-01) [Artigo]
Background: AIDS as well as atherosclerosis are important public health problems. The longer survival among HIV-infected is associated with increased number of cardiovascular events in this population, and this association ...