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Prevalence of dementia in Latin America: a collaborative study of population-based cohorts
(International Psychogeriatrics, 2009-08-01) [Artigo]
Background: Dementia is becoming a major public health problem in Latin America (LA), yet epidemiological information on dementia remains scarce in this region. This study analyzes data from epidemiological studies on the ...
Oropharyngeal dysphagia and language delay in partial trisomy 9p: case report
(Genetics and Molecular Research, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
The phenotype of partial trisomy 9p includes global developmental delay, microcephaly, bulbous nose, downturned oral commissures, malformed ears, hypotonia, and severe cognitive and language disorders. We present a case ...
Alcohol use disorders in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: The importance of appropriate dual-diagnosis
(Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2009-02-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence and clinical associated factors of alcohol use disorders (AUD) comorbidity in a large clinical sample of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).Methods: A cross-sectional ...
THE INFLUENCE of SOUR TASTE and COLD TEMPERATURE on PHARYNGEAL SWALLOWING TRANSIT TIME IN MILD TO MODERATE OROPHARYNGEAL DYSPHAGIA
(Dysphagia, 2009-12-01) [Artigo]
L4-L5-S1 human dermatomes: a clinical, electromyographical, imaging and surgical findings
(Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 2009-06-01) [Artigo]
There is substantial controversy in literature about human dermatomes. We studied L4, L5, and S1 inferior limb dermatomes by comparing clinical signs and symptoms with conduction studies, electromyographical data, neurosurgical ...
Classification of normal swallowing and oropharyngeal dysphagia using wavelet
(Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Oropharyngeal dysphagia is characterized by any alteration in swallowing dynamics which may lead to malnutrition and aspiration pneumonia. Early diagnosis is crucial for the prognosis of patients with dysphagia, and the ...
Higher prevalence of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders in rheumatic fever
(General Hospital Psychiatry, 2009-03-01) [Artigo]
Objective: This study aims to compare the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders (OCSD) in psychiatric outpatients with and without a history of rheumatic fever (RF).Methods: An analytical cross-sectional ...
Loss of vision secondary to obsessive-compulsive disorder: a case report
(General Hospital Psychiatry, 2009-05-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To report a rare case of self-inflicted eye injury secondary to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).Method: Case report.Results: A 41 year-old patient had significant bilateral visual loss and blunt trauma through ...
GIANT FUSIFORM ANEURYSM ARISING FROM FENESTRATED POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY and BASILAR TIP VARIATION: CASE REPORT
(Neurosurgery, 2009-03-01) [Artigo]
OBJECTIVE: A giant fusiform aneurysm in the posterior cerebral artery (PCA) is rare, as is fenestration of the PCA and basilar apex variation. We describe the angiographic and surgical findings of a giant fusiform aneurysm ...
Sex differences in the phenotypic expression of obsessive-compulsive disorder: an exploratory study from Brazil
(Comprehensive Psychiatry, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Previous studies have shown differences in clinical features of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) between men and women, including mean age at onset of obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCS), types of OCS, comorbid disorders, ...