New insights of the fever following subarachnoid hemorrhage and introducing a new thermoregulator like structure in choroid plexuses; preliminary study.
CONCLUSIONS: We introduce a thermo regulator like structure, describe a new syndrome. In addition, it was noted thatwater-filled vesicles of CP are increased, brain temperature in nearly normal in the early phase of SAH due to likely irritation of vagal nerves. However in the late phase, mean number of water-filled vesicles numbers decreased in accordance with increased brain temperature with degenerative changes of the nodose ganglion. PMID: 31321759 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Klebsiella pneumoniae brain abscesses in an elderly patient without clinically evident neurological signs and symptoms.
CONCLUSION: Cranial MRI should be performed to identify the presence of brain abscesses in elderly patients with K. pneumoniae bloodstream infections but without clinically evident neurological signs or symptoms. Serial MRI studies are important to monitor the therapeutic course. PMID: 31321760 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Effects of surgical treatment for classical trigeminal neuralgia with concomitant persistent facial pain.
CONCLUSION: Microvascular decompression may be more effective than radiofrequency thermocoagulation for patients with classical trigeminal neuralgia with concomitant persistent facial pain. PMID: 31321761 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Cerebral microbleeds associated with critical illness.
Authors: Kuo KH, Yu YB, Lai TH PMID: 31321762 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Epilepsy versus Asthma Perceptions among Preschool Teachers in Taiwan-Past versus Present.
Authors: Chiou HH, Hsieh LP PMID: 31304570 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 17, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Renal Function Estimates and Dosing of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Stroke Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: An Observational Study.
CONCLUSION: Although substituting eGFR for CrCl carries potential risks of DOAC overdosing in patients with AF, the effect might be offset by clinicians' predilection for lower dosage in this stroke cohort. PMID: 31304571 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 17, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Perceived Social Stigma in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: A Study from Iran.
CONCLUSION: Recognition of the impacts of perceived stigma on various aspects of the patients' lives are necessary to find appropriate strategies to deal with stigma and its consequences. Training programs can improve the patients' skills for coping with stigma. Furthermore, programs aimed to upgrade public knowledge and reduce the negative attitudes toward the disease should be promoted. PMID: 30315555 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Subdural Hemorrhage in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease Requiring Dialysis: A Single-Center Study.
CONCLUSION: Among ESRD patients with SDH, the 30-day mortality rates were similar between EHD and CPD groups. MAP change during dialysis might be an important modifiable risk factor for 30-day mortality, though the effect was not significant in multivariate analysis. Further prospective studies with larger sample size are warranted. PMID: 30315556 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Delayed Endovascular Thrombectomy in a Patient Suffering from Stroke in Progression after Intravenous Thrombolytic Therapy.
CONCLUSION: In LAO patients, directly proceeding EVT following IVT may not be hesitated. In addition, while LAO patients with incomplete IV-tPA treatment responses result in transient improvement of neurological symptoms but later reversed, EVT may be a potential rescue therapy in carefully selected patients. PMID: 30315557 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Recurrent Hypoglycemia-induced Hemiballism with Self-limited after Sleep - A Case Report.
CONCLUSION: We suppose that sleep modify the glucose counterregulatory responses with increased growth hormone, which salvage hypoglycemic status in our presented case. With this report, we would like to draw clinicians' attention to including the treatable hypoglycemia state in the differential diagnosis of episodic involuntary movements. PMID: 30315558 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica in Singapore.
Authors: Hoay KY, Ratnagopal P PMID: 30315559 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Clinical Characteristics and Therapeutic Outcomes of Postneurosurgical Bacterial Meningitis in Elderly Patients over 65: A Hospital-based Study.
CONCLUSIONS: Elderly patients accounted for 30.9% of all cases of ABM, of whom 49.1% had postneurosurgical ABM. The clinical characteristics of the elderly patients with postneurosurgical ABM were non-specific, and cerebrospinal fluid studies were needed to confirm the diagnosis. The mortality rate of this group of patients was high, and septic shock was an important prognostic factor. The clinical and laboratory features and therapeutic outcomes were different between the elderly patients with postneurosurgical and spontaneous ABM. PMID: 30315560 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Quality of Life and Psychological Distress of Caregivers' of Stroke People.
CONCLUSIONS: Caregivers of people with stroke experience mental disorders and burden negatively affecting their quality of life. Therefore, there is a need to implement strategies which should aim to the management of these problems for the welfare of both patients and their caregivers. PMID: 30315561 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

A Review of Infantile Vanishing White Matter Disease and A New Mutation.
Authors: Yavuz H PMID: 30315562 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Clinical and Electrophysiological Analysis of Chronic Eyelid Twitching.
CONCLUSION: Although CET has been considered as a benign, transient, somewhat physiological phenomenon, our study may suggest it can be a disease entity with minor facial nerve neuropathy. PMID: 30315563 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Electroencephalographic periodic discharges in Metronidazoleinduced encephalopathy: a case report.
Authors: Wang HH, Kwan SY PMID: 30315564 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - October 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Analysis of Clinical and Metabolic Profile of Acute Neuromuscular Weakness Related to Hypokalemia.
CONCLUSION: In half of the patients, secondary causes were identified. After IHP, the DHP emerged as second common cause in post monsoon season. SG had significantly lower serum potassium, recurrent attack and more time to improve. PMID: 29468618 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - February 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Outcome of Myasthenia gravis treated with high-dose prednisolone and azathioprine: A single centre ambispective study from India.
CONCLUSION: Aggressive therapy with prednisolone plus azathioprine induces remission in a high percentage of patients with generalized MG. PMID: 29468619 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - February 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Malnutrition in Acute Stroke Patients Stratified by Stroke Severity- A Hospital Based Study.
CONCLUSION: Nutritional status was poor in stroke patients across all stroke severities within weeks. Further longitudinal outcome studies to identify the poor outcome and the evolution of nutritional status are warranted. PMID: 29468620 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - February 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Fusarium Brain Abscess in a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus and Liver Cirrhosis.
CONCLUSION: CNS Fusarium infection should be considered when an immunocompromised patient presenting with fever, conscious change, cranial nerve palsies, and angioinvasion suggested by brain imaging. To properly manage the disease, early effective antifungal therapy and neurosurgical intervention are important. PMID: 29468621 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - February 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Diagnosis of Chronic Leptomeningitis by Using Meningeal Biopsy: A Case Report of Tuberculous Meningitis.
Authors: Huang LK, Lin CM, Chen CJ, Hu CJ PMID: 29468622 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - February 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Isolated Basilar Artery Dissection with Ischemic Stroke: Report of 4 Cases.
CONCLUSION: Isolated BAD may cause variable clinical manifestations and the outcome can be favorable. Application of different and advanced imaging studies with serial image follow-up are useful to confirm the diagnosis. PMID: 29468623 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - February 24, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Sporadic Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy--Report on Two Cases and Review of the First Taiwanese Series of 10 Cases.
CONCLUSION: The two newly reported cases that were integrated into the first series of 10 Taiwanese patients with sporadic NFLE corresponds closely to previously reported sporadic and familial NFLE among Caucasian patients in Europe and North America. There was a high rate of sustained anticonvulsant treatment efficacy, particularly with carbamazepine, oxcarbamazepine, and topiramate. Also, 4 of the 10 patients had hypermotor manifestations (in part) of their NFLE (including one of the two newly reported cases), which are discussed in regards to the newly published entity of "Sleep-Related Hypermotor Epilepsy(1)."...
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - December 19, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Acute Onset of Parkinsonism an End-Stage Renal Disease Patient.
CONCLUSION: ODS may develop in patient with risk factors regardless of change in serum sodium concentration. Brain MRI could help in early detection of the demyelination. Secondary parkinsonism may occur as a rare manifestation of ODS. Supportive treatment, monitoring of vital signs and neurological deficits are warranted. Dopaminergic agent may be beneficial in symptomatic control. PMID: 29250757 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - December 19, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Refractory Facial Paralysis: A Case Report.
CONCLUSION: Salivary gland malignancy should be considered in patients with acute and subacute facial nerve paralysis, in addition to Bell's palsy. Brain imaging with contrast agents should be performed for differential diagnosis. PMID: 29250758 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - December 19, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Orbital Cellulitis Presenting as Giant Cell Arteritis: A Case Report.
CONCLUSION: Orbital cellulitis should be considered in patients with progressive headache over the unilateral temporal and periorbital areas, in addition to giant cell arteritis. Brain imaging with contrast should be performed for detecting occult orbital infection or other intracranial etiologies. PMID: 29250759 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - December 19, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Rapid Progression of Vertebral Artery Occlusion After Radiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma.
Authors: Chen TC, Tang SC, Jeng JS PMID: 29250760 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - December 19, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Medical Treatment Guidelines for Acute Migraine Attacks.
Authors: Hsu YC, Lin KC, Taiwan Headache Society TGSOTHS Abstract In 2015, the American Headache Society (AHS) amended the treatment guideline of acute migraine based on evidence-based medicine (EBM) that all triptans in any form of preparations, acetaminophen, and non-steroid anti-inflammation drugs-NSAID (aspirin, diclofenac, ibuprofen, naproxen), sumatriptan/naproxen, combined acetaminophen/aspirin/caffeine are considered effective (Level A). Previously effective drugs as prochlorperazine, and dihydroergotamine-DHE (excluded inhaled form) were downrated to probable effective (Level B). Taiwan Headache Society pu...
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - December 19, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Intravenous Alteplase for Acute Ischemic Stroke in Taiwan: Can We Expand the National Health Insurance's Reimbursement Criteria?
In conclusion, the non-reimbursement group in Su, et al(3). is a mixture of stroke patients with very heterogeneous characteristics. With the advances of imaging selection modalities and new hyperacute treatment options nowadays, they should no longer be considered as an identical group of patients. We strokologists, as an emerging subspecialists, should devote more in dedicated and individualized selection of stroke patients for appropriate early recanalization therapy to improve their outcomes. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: I received speaker fee from Boehringer Ingelheim for Actilyse® (http://grsp2013.innovarad.t...
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Safety and Effectiveness of Intravenous Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke Outside the Coverage of National Health Insurance in Taiwan.
Conclusion: In stroke patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis according to the AHA/ASA guidelines, the outcomes were comparable between the reimbursement and non-reimbursement groups. PMID: 28752508 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

The Association of Apolipoprotein E Allele 4 Polymorphism with the Recovery of Sleep Disturbance after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
CONCLUSION: APOE4 is not associated with the recovery of sleep disturbance after mTBI. PMID: 28752509 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Comparison of LCModel and SAGE in Analysis of Brain Metabolite Concentrations-A study of Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment.
CONCLUSION: Both methods were acceptable in estimating brain metabolite concentration ratios. However, LCModel was marginally more accurate than SAGE because of its full automation, basis set, and user independency. PMID: 28752510 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Wernicke's Encephalopathy after Bariatric Surgery with Atypical Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Case Report.
Authors: Chen BA, Chen LC Abstract Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) is a disease caused by thiamine deficiency related to alcoholism, hyperemesis, or thiamine malabsorption. The clinical manifestations of WE are mental change, ataxia, and ophthalmoplegia. The typical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of WE are symmetrical involvement of medial thalamus, periventricular region of the third ventricle, periaqueductal area, and mammillary body. The atypical MRI findings are more common in nonalcoholic WE. Since the increasing population of obesity and the preference of weight loss surgery, the risk of developing ...
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Medical Treatment Guidelines for Preventive Treatment of Migraine.
Authors: Huang TC, Lai TL, Taiwan Headache Society TGSOTHS Abstract The Treatment Guideline Subcommittee of the Taiwan Headache Society evaluated the medications currently used for migraine prevention in Taiwan. We assessed the results of new published drug trials, information from medical database and referred to the latest guidelines published. After comprehensive discussion, we proposed Taiwanese consensus about the preventive treatment for migraine including recommendation levels, strength of evidences, and related prescription information regarding dosage and adverse effects. This guideline is updated from ear...
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - July 30, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

The Role of Mitochondrial Aldehyde Dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) in Neuropathology and Neurodegeneration.
Authors: Chen CH, Joshi AU, Mochly-Rosen D Abstract Aldehydes-induced toxicity has been implicated in many neurodegenerative diseases. Exposure to reactive aldehydes from (1) alcohol and food metabolism; (2) environmental pollutants, including car, factory exhausts, smog, pesticides, herbicides; (3) metabolism of neurotransmitters, amino acids and (4) lipid peroxidation of biological membrane from excessive ROS, all contribute to 'aldehydic load' that has been linked to the pathology of neurodegenerative diseases. In particular, the α, β-unsaturated aldehydes derived from lipid peroxidation, 4-hydroxynon...
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - April 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Parkinsonism or Other Movement Disorders Presenting as Stroke Mimics.
CONCLUSION: Although rare, parkinsonism or other movement disorders may present as a stroke mimic with activation of a stroke code. Consulting neurologists should clarify the etiology for those patients with acute consciousness disturbance or motor weakness and avoid unnecessary thrombolysis. Key Words: Parkinson disease, parkinsonism, movement disorders, stroke code, thrombolysis. PMID: 28382611 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - April 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Clinical Profile and Outcome of Myasthenic Crisis In Central Taiwan.
CONCLUSION: Plasma exchange (PE) is the main treatment modality of MC, and most patients in our cohort had a good response. Infection is the most common trigger of MC and a significant cause of death. Despite significant morbidity and mortality in patients with MC, a favorable long-term outcome is possible with intensive treatment. Key Words: myathenia gravis, myasthenic crisis, systemic lupus erythematosus, outcome. PMID: 28382612 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - April 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Reduced Internal Carotid Artery Flow in Color-coded Carotid Duplex Sonography.
CONCLUSION: CCD should be carefully performed and appropriately interpreted in reduced ICA flow. Additional magnetic resonance angiography is helpful in distinguishing stenosis or occlusion from ICA dissection and moyamoya disease, and skull base computed tomography is warranted for the confirmatory diagnosis of ICA hypoplasia. Key Words: color-coded carotid duplex sonography, dissection, hypoplasia, internal carotid artery, reduced flow, stenosis. PMID: 28382613 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - April 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Migraine with Multiple Sensory Auras.
Authors: Oey NE, Lo YL Abstract Migraine auras are typically visual in nature but can manifest as disturbances in somatosensory, auditory, and olfactory senses. Reports of multiple sensory auras are rare in the literature, but their existence may offer novel insights into the pathogenesis of this highly common yet complex neurological condition. Here we report a case of multiple sensory auras involving somatosensory, auditory, and olfactory disturbances in a patient with migraine without visual manifestations. A 45-year-old woman with a 20-year history of migrainous headaches presented with complaints of rightsided...
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - April 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

A Case of Multiple System Atrophy with Preexisting Alzheimer's Disease and Predating The Hot Cross Bun Sign.
CONCLUSION: Given that the HCB sign rarely predates overt symptoms or a diagnosis of MSA, we hypothesized that the preexisting amyloidopathy and tauopathy exerted additional neurotoxicity on the synucleinopathy. Key Words: Multiple system atrophy, hot cross bun sign, Alzheimer's disease. PMID: 28382615 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - April 8, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Hospital-based Stroke Registry in Taiwan.
Authors: Hsieh CY PMID: 27854083 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Impacts of Cigarette Smoking and Basilar Artery Flow on 1-year Recovery in 3-Month survivors of Intracranial Vertebrobasilar Artery Dissection-related Ischemic Stroke.
CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that adequate blood flow may be key to functional recovery after iVBDcaused PCS. Methods to improve blood flow and tissue perfusion after iVBD-caused PCS should be considered in the future clinical studies with the purpose to improve functional recovery in these patients. PMID: 27854084 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Co-Cccurrence of Guillain-Barre Syndrome and Primary Sj ögren Syndrome in an Elderly Woman.
CONCLUSION: pSS should be considered as a possible cause of refractory GBS, particularly in elderly women. Combination therapy with IVIg and immunosuppressive agent may be beneficial. PMID: 27854085 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

A Review of Differences in Clinical Characteristics between Tardive Syndrome Induced or Improved by Aripiprazole Treatment.
CONCLUSION: Current study is important for clinicians to pay attention to the risk of tardive syndrome when prescribing aripiprazole in patients with a diagnosis other than a psychiatric illness or in the long-term administration of aripiprazole. PMID: 27854086 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Spontaneous intracranial hypotension complicated by malignancyinduced disseminated intravascular coagulation: A case report.
CONCLUSION: This is the first case report of an association between SIH and DIC due to malignancy. Further case studies are needed to provide further support of this association. PMID: 27854087 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Long-term and Strong Immunotherapy to Treat Anti-N-Methyl- D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis with Refractory Status Epilepticus.
CONCLUSION: A strong and long-term course of immunotherapy is necessary in treating severe refractory anti-NMDAR encephalitis. If traditional step-by-step way of immunotherapy is not strong enough to rapidly cure severe anti-NMDAR encephalitis, combined immunosuppressive agents can be considered to shorten the clinical course. PMID: 27854088 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Serial Neuroimaging of a Patient with Minor Stroke due to Isolated Cortical Vein Thrombosis and Convexal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.
CONCLUSION: This case report clearly showed chronological change of brain MRI and head CT findings. MR studies help in recognizing the occurrence of acute and chronic cSAHs, and ICVT. PMID: 27854089 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Effective and Cheap Behavioral Modification Therapy to Manage Complicated Polydipsia and Seizures in a Chronic Mental Health Institute.
CONCLUSION: The "water restriction program" consisted of daily body weight monitoring and frequent checking of electrolyte data, both of which are inexpensive and simple. This program can be carried out by untrained nursing staff, who are the primary caregivers in chronic mental health institutes. Our case highlights an effective and inexpensive behavior modification program to deal with the difficult and complicated problems of polydipsia and seizures in chronic mental health institutes. PMID: 27854090 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Images Diagnosis and Emergent Endovascular Treatment of Acute Hemorrhagic Basilar Artery Dissection: A Case Report.
CONCLUSION: By modern sophisticated neuroimages, BAD could be diagnosed. Endovascular treatment with stent-assisted coil embolization can be a safe and efficacious choice for relatively poor surgical indicated patients with hemorrhagic BAD. PMID: 27854091 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research

Nitrous Oxide-induced Subacute Combined Degeneration Presenting with Dystonia and Pseudoathetosis: A Case Report.
CONCLUSION: Movement disorders may be the rare manifestations of SCD associated with N2O abuse. Early recognition of the etiology is vital because it is treatable with vitamin B12 and methionine. PMID: 27854092 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica)
Source: Acta Neurologica Taiwanica - November 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Tags: Acta Neurol Taiwan Source Type: research