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Aug 19, 2016
Oldham MA, Lee HB
BACKGROUND: Catatonia is seldom considered in evaluation of altered mental status (AMS) in medical settings. Furthermore, catatonia often meets delirium criteria due to incoherence, altered awareness and behavioral cha...
Aug 19, 2016
Ngaosuwan K, Trongwongsa T, Shuangshoti S
BACKGROUND: This is the first case report of focal seizure as a manifestation of Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-related hypophysitis. IgG4-related hypophysitis is a novel category of hypophysitis. The clinical presentations,...
Aug 18, 2016
Oh KT, Derose J, Taub C
Complete dehiscence of a composite aortic valve graft with pseudoaneurysm formation is a rare complication following aortic root replacement. This complication often takes place in the setting of acute graft infection ...
Aug 16, 2016
Rosati A, De Masi S, Guerrini R
Most children with new-onset epilepsy achieve seizure freedom with appropriate antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). However, nearly 20 % will continue to have seizures despite AEDs, as either monotherapy or in combination. Desp...
Aug 16, 2016
Deldar R, Thomas D, Storniolo AM
Importance. Oftentimes, when patients with metastatic cancer present with acute encephalopathy, it is suspected to be secondary to their underlying malignancy. However, there are multiple causes of delirium such as cen...
Aug 16, 2016
Alameri M, Shakra M, Alsaadi T
INTRODUCTION: Unexplained hyperammonemic coma in adults can be a medical dilemma in the absence of triggering factors and known comorbidities. Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency presents most commonly with hyperammo...
Aug 11, 2016
Saleh L, Verdonk K, Kaya A, Danser AH, van den Meiracker AH, Visser W
OBJECTIVE: The ratio of the maternal plasma angiogenic factors soluble Fms-kinase 1 (sFlt-1) and placental growth factor (PlGF) is a novel diagnostic tool for preeclampsia (PE), with a value 2 time points in 39 pregnan...
Aug 9, 2016
Biffi A, Rattani A, Anderson CD, Ayres AM, Gurol EM, Greenberg SM, Rosand J, Viswanathan A
Late seizures after intracerebral haemorrhage occur after the initial acute haemorrhagic insult subsides, and represent one of its most feared long-term sequelae. Both susceptibility to late seizures and their function...
Aug 4, 2016
Ekmekci B, Bulut HT, Gümüştaş F, Yıldırım A, Kuştepe A
Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) has revealed evidence of subcortical white matter abnormalities in the frontal area in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME). Decreased fractional anisotropy (FA) and increased mean diffusivi...
Jul 29, 2016
Modi AC, Guilfoyle SM, Mann KA, Rausch JR
The primary aim was to examine the preliminary efficacy of a family tailored problem-solving intervention to improve antiepileptic drug (AED) adherence in families of children with new-onset epilepsy. Secondary aims we...

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