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Dec 17, 2014
Eom S, Fisher B, Dezort C, Berg AT
AIM: Screening for cognitive impairment, developmental delay, and neuropsychiatric problems is not always performed in children with epilepsy. The aim of this study was to assess the value of this screening and its val...
Dec 17, 2014
Ngoh A, McTague A, Wentzensen IM, Meyer E, Applegate C, Kossoff EH, Batista DA, Wang T, Kurian MA
Homozygous deletions of chromosome 20p12.3, disrupting the promoter region and first three coding exons of the phospholipase C β1 gene (PLCB1), have previously been described in two reports of early infantile epileptic...
Dec 17, 2014
Robinson DM, Kirmani BF
The objective of our study was to emphasize the importance of intensive video EEG monitoring in patients with a well-established diagnosis of epilepsy with moderate cognitive impairment. The idea was to diagnose new on...
Dec 15, 2014
Mehrzad R, Mishra S, Feinstein A, Ho MG
Pineal gland cysts are typically asymptomatic, benign cysts most commonly found incidentally in adults. In rare cases, a large pineal gland cyst can be complicated by intracystic hemorrhage, which could then manifest w...
Dec 15, 2014
Pegg EJ, Zaman F
A 59-year-old man with a background of poststroke epilepsy, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and hypertension, presented to the medical assessment unit with acute confusion and altered consciousness. ...
Dec 15, 2014
Jacoby A, Ring A, Whitehead M, Marson A, Baker GA
Previous research identifies loss as a key concept for our understanding of the impact of chronic illness. In this in-depth qualitative study, we explored the utility of the concept of loss and loss replacement as a me...
Dec 15, 2014
Strowd RE, Powers AK, Beaty MW, Ellis TL
Primary central nervous system lymphoproliferative disorders comprise a heterogenous group of intracranial disease, predominantly of the high-grade non-Hodgkin's lymphoma type. We report a 56-year-old woman who develop...
Dec 6, 2014
Garcia RR, Min Z, Narasimhan S, Bhanot N
Severely immunocompromised patients such as those with haematological malignancies and haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients are at an increased risk of acquiring invasive mould infections. Fusarium, a ubiquit...
Dec 4, 2014
Hainsworth JB, Shishido A, Theeler BJ, Carroll CG, Fasano RE
A 23-year-old, previously healthy, deployed U.S. soldier presented with bilateral temporal lobe seizures recalcitrant to multiple antiepileptic drugs and anti-seizure anaesthetic agents. He received methylprednisolone,...
Dec 3, 2014
George EM
PURPOSE: One of the most common, and most vexing, obstetric complications is preeclampsia-a major cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity. Hallmarked by new-onset hypertension and a myriad of other symptoms, the unde...