Wilson ’s disease combined with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report and literature review
Wilson ’s disease (WD) is an inherited disorder in which defective biliary excretion of copper leads to its accumulation, particularly in the liver and brain. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multi-syste... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 15, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yun Zhang, Dongmei Wang, Wei Wei and Xuejun Zeng Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correction to: Case series of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a third-level hospital in Quito
Following publication of the original article [1], Andr és Damián Ortega Heredia requested that his name be corrected from (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Germaine Eleanor Torres Herr án, Andrés Damián Ortega Heredia, Braulio Martinez Burbano, Marcos Serrano-Dueñas, María Angélica Ortiz Yepez, Raúl Alberto Barrera Madera, Luis Alfredo Masabanda Campaña, Guillermo David Baño Jiménez, Denny Maritza Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Relationship between the geometry patterns of vertebrobasilar artery and atherosclerosis
The plaques at the dorsal or lateral wall of basilar artery (BA) are associated with pontine infarcts. We sought to explore the correlations between vertebrobasilar artery geometry and BA plaque locations. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jin Yu, Shu Zhang, Ming-Li Li, Yi Ma, Yu-Ru Dong, Min Lou, Feng Feng, Shan Gao, Shi-Wen Wu and Wei-Hai Xu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Computer-assisted rehabilitation of attention in pediatric multiple sclerosis and ADHD patients: a pilot trial
The treatment of cognitive deficits is challenging in pediatric onset multiple sclerosis (POMS) and in patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We performed a pilot double-blind RCT to ev... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 8, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Marta Simone, Rosa Gemma Viterbo, Lucia Margari and Pietro Iaffaldano Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Highly selective SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin reduces seizure activity in pentylenetetrazol-induced murine model of epilepsy
Worldwide, over 10 million individuals suffer from drug-resistant epilepsy. New therapeutic strategies are needed to address this debilitating disease. Inhibition of sodium-glucose linked transporters (SGLTs),... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 7, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Mumin Alper Erdogan, Dimas Yusuf, Joanna Christy, Volkan Solmaz, Arife Erdogan, Emin Taskiran and Oytun Erbas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report: a heterozygous deletion (2791_2805 del) in exon 18 of the filamin C gene causing filamin C-related myofibrillar myopathies in a Chinese family
Filamin C-related myofibrillar myopathies (MFM) are progressive skeletal myopathies with an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern. The conditions are caused by mutations of the filamin C gene (FLNC) located in t... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jing Miao, Fei-fei Su, Xue-mei Liu, Xiao-jing Wei, Yun Yuan and Xue-fan Yu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Prucalopride inhibits the glioma cells proliferation and induces autophagy via AKT-mTOR pathway
Glioma is the most fatal primary brain glioma in central nervous system mainly attributed to its high invasion. Prucalopride, a Serotonin-4 (5-HT4) receptor agonist, has been reported to regulate neurodevelopm... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Hong Qiao, Yong-Bo Wang, Yu-Mei Gao and Li-Li Bi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hemoglobin concentration does not impact 3-month outcome following acute ischemic stroke
There is uncertainty regarding the effect of anemia and red blood cell transfusion on functional outcome following acute ischemic stroke. We studied the relationship of hemoglobin parameters and red cell trans... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - June 2, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Kartavya Sharma, Daniel J. Johnson, Brenda Johnson, Steven M. Frank and Robert D. Stevens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Unusual presentation of a skull base mass lesion in sarcoidosis mimicking malignant neoplasm: a case report
Sarcoidosis is a multi-organ disease of unknown etiology characterised by the presence of epithelioid granulomas, without caseous necrosis. Systemic sarcoidosis is rare among children, while neurosarcoidosis i... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Katsunori Shijo, Nobuhiro Moro, Mari Sasano, Mitsuru Watanabe, Hiroshi Yagasaki, Shori Takahashi, Taku Homma and Atsuo Yoshino Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome: a case report
Dyke-Davidoff-Masson syndrome is a rare condition of unknown frequency resulting from brain injury due to a multitude of causes; especially in early life. Characteristics include cerebral hemiatrophy/hypoplasi... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Anna Misyail Abdul Rashid and Mohamad Syafeeq Faeez Md Noh Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Horizontal gaze palsy with progressive scoliosis: a case report with magnetic resonance tractography and electrophysiological study
Horizontal gaze palsy with progressive scoliosis (HGPPS) is a rare autosomal recessive congenital anomaly characterized by horizontal gaze limitation and progressive scoliosis. We investigated the underlying p... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Chi-Wei Lin, Chung-Ping Lo and Min-Chien Tu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A case report of multiple cervical artery dissection after peripheral type facial palsy and use of steroids
Cervical artery dissection is one of the most important causes of ischemic stroke in young age patients. However, multiple cervical artery dissection simultaneously involving the anterior and posterior circula... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 28, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sung eun Chung, Tae Hwan Yoon, Kyung Mi Lee, Hyug-Gi Kim and Bum Joon Kim Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Reduced gray matter volume and respiratory dysfunction in Parkinson ’s disease: a voxel-based morphometry study
This study evaluated the relationship between gray matter volume (GMV), as determined by voxel-based morpho... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 26, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Sieh-Yang Lee, Meng-Hsiang Chen, Pi-Ling Chiang, Hsiu-Ling Chen, Kun-Hsien Chou, Yueh-Cheng Chen, Chiun-Chieh Yu, Nai-Wen Tsai, Shau-Hsuan Li, Cheng-Hsien Lu and Wei-Che Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Anti-ganglioside complex antibody profiles in a recurrent complicated case of GQ1b-seronegative miller fisher syndrome and Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis: a case report
Guillain-Barr é syndrome (GBS), Miller Fisher syndrome (MFS) and Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis (BBE) are a group of autoimmune neurological disorders (GBS spectrum disorder) that rarely recur. Recently, an... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Hiroto Ito, Yuki Hatanaka, Yuki Fukami, Yumiko Harada, Rei Kobayashi, Hisashi Okada, Ayumi Uchibori, Atsuro Chiba and Satoshi Okuda Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Hopkins syndrome following the first episode of bronchial asthma associated with enterovirus D68: a case report
Hopkins syndrome (HS) is a rare disorder presenting with acute flaccid paralysis of the limbs following an asthma attack. Neurologists encounter a diagnostic challenge if patients without a history of bronchia... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Fumie Hayashi, Shintaro Hayashi, Dai Matsuse, Ryo Yamasaki, Keiji Yonekura and Jun-ichi Kira Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Primary headaches in children and adolescents – experiences at a single headache center in Korea
Headache is a common complaint in children and adolescents. Recently, an increased prevalence of headache in children and adolescents has been reported. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yun Jin Jeong, Yun Tae Lee, In Goo Lee and Ji Yoon Han Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Parkinson ’s Disease Diagnostic Observations (PADDO): study rationale and design of a prospective cohort study for early differentiation of parkinsonism
Differentiation of Parkinson ’s disease (PD) from the various types of atypical parkinsonism (AP) such as multiple system atrophy (MSA), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), co... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 16, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Anouke van Rumund, Marjolein B. Aerts, Rianne A. J. Esselink, Frederick J. A. Meijer, Marcel M. Verbeek and Bastiaan R. Bloem Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Predictive value of early magnetic resonance imaging measures is differentially affected by the dose of interferon beta-1a given subcutaneously three times a week: an exploratory analysis of the PRISMS study
This study aimed to assess the effect of active T2 and T1 gadolinium-enhancing (Gd... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 11, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Anthony Traboulsee, David K. B. Li, Mark Cascione, Juanzhi Fang, Fernando Dangond and Aaron Miller Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A cross-sectional and longitudinal study evaluating brain volumes, RNFL, and cognitive functions in MS patients and healthy controls
The principal biomarker of neurodegeneration in multiple sclerosis (MS) is believed to be brain volume, which is associated with cognitive functions and retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL). A cross-sectional and ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 11, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jessica Frau, Giuseppe Fenu, Alessio Signori, Giancarlo Coghe, Lorena Lorefice, Maria Antonietta Barracciu, Vincenzo Sechi, Federico Cabras, Mauro Badas, Maria Giovanna Marrosu and Eleonora Cocco Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differentiation of neuropsychological features between posterior cortical atrophy and early onset Alzheimer ’s disease
Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is a group of clinical syndromes characterized by visuospatial and visuoperceptual impairment, with memory relatively preserved. Although PCA is pathologically almost identical... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jieying Li, Liyong Wu, Yi Tang, Aihong Zhou, Fen Wang, Yi Xing and Jianping Jia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Axonal chronic injury in treatment-na ïve HIV+ adults with asymptomatic neurocognitive impairment and its relationship with clinical variables and cognitive status
HIV is a neurotropic virus, and it can bring about neurodegeneration and may even result in cognitive impairments. The precise mechanism of HIV-associated white matter (WM) injury is unknown. The effects of mu... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Rui-li Li, Jun Sun, Zhen-chao Tang, Jing-ji Zhang and Hong-jun Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Atypical central retinal artery occlusion as the first presentation of POEMS syndrome: a case report
POEMS syndrome is a plasma cell disorder, which clinically manifests from paraneoplastic syndrome: polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal plasma cell disorder, and skin changes. The most comm... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 8, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Panitha Jindahra, Charungthai Dejthevaporn, Pimjai Niparuck, Jariya Waisayarat, Piyaphon Cheecharoen, Thanatporn Threetong, Purit Petpiroon, Tharikarn Sujirakul, Anuchit Poonyathalang and Kavin Vanikieti Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cognition and bimanual performance in children with unilateral cerebral palsy: protocol for a multicentre, cross-sectional study
Motor outcomes of children with unilateral cerebral palsy are clearly documented and well understood, yet few studies describe the cognitive functioning in this population, and the associations between the two... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 8, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Brian Hoare, Michael Ditchfield, Megan Thorley, Margaret Wallen, Jenny Bracken, Adrienne Harvey, Catherine Elliott, Iona Novak and Ali Crichton Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A case of hyperparathyroidism-associated parkinsonism successfully treated with cinacalcet hydrochloride, a calcimimetic
Some metabolic disorders, including abnormal calcium metabolism, can develop and worsen parkinsonism. However, whether hyperparathyroidism can cause parkinsonism remains controversial. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 7, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yuichiro Ohya, Masato Osaki, Shota Sakai, Shunsuke Kimura, Chiharu Yasuda, Tetsuro Ago, Takanari Kitazono and Shuji Arakawa Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Association between different acute stroke therapies and development of post stroke seizures
Epilepsy is a major complication of stroke. We aimed to establish whether there is an association between intravenous thrombolysis, intra-arterial thrombolysis and post stroke seizure (PSS) development. Improv... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jillian Naylor, Arthur Thevathasan, Leonid Churilov, Ruibing Guo, Yunyun Xiong, Miriam Koome, Ziyi Chen, Ziyuan Chen, Xinfeng Liu, Patrick Kwan and Bruce C. V. Campbell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Altered cerebral glucose metabolism normalized in a patient with a pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder after streptococcal infection (PANDAS)-like condition following treatment with plasmapheresis: a case report
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder after streptococcal infection (PANDAS) is a specific autoimmune response to group-A streptococcal infections in children and adolescents with a sudden onset of ob... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 2, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: A. H. Nave, P. Harmel, R. Buchert and L. Harms Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Ventriculoperitoneal shunts in non-HIV cryptococcal meningitis
Persistent and uncontrollable intracranial hypertension (ICH) and difficulty in reducing Cryptococcus count are severe problems in cryptococcal meningitis (CM) patients. The therapeutic effects of ventriculope... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 1, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jia Liu, Zhuo-lin Chen, Min Li, Chuan Chen, Huan Yi, Li Xu, Feng Tan and Fu-hua Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Severe localised granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener ’s granulomatosis) manifesting with extensive cranial nerve palsies and cranial diabetes insipidus: a case report and literature review
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA, formerly Wegener ’s granulomatosis) is a multisystem vasculitis of small- to medium-sized blood vessels. Cranial involvement can result in cranial nerve palsies and, rarel... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - May 1, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: James E. Peters, Vivek Gupta, Ibtisam T. Saeed, Curtis Offiah and Ali S. M. Jawad Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Platelet activation and aggregation after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage
Endovascular techniques have proven beneficial in the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH), but with high risk of arterial clotting, emboli and dissection. Platelet activation and alterations... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 28, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Pauline Perez, Anne-Claire Lukaszewicz, Stephanie Lenck, R émy Nizard, Ludovic Drouet and Didier Payen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia phenocopy syndrome is a distinct entity - evidence from a longitudinal study
This study aimed to i) examine the frequency of C9orf72 expansions in a cohort of patients with the behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) phenocopy syndrome, ii) observe outcomes in a group of pheno... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 28, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: E. Devenney, T. Swinn, E. Mioshi, M. Hornberger, K. E. Dawson, S. Mead, J. B. Rowe and J. R. Hodges Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Case series of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a third-level hospital in Quito
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare and fatal neurodegenerative disorder that affects mammals and humans. The prevalence of this disease in the United States is 0.5 to 1 per million inhabitants. So far in Ecua... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 27, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Germaine Eleanor Torres Herr án, Andrés Damián Ortega Herrera, Braulio Martinez Burbano, Marcos Serrano-Dueñas, María Angélica Ortiz Yepez, Raúl Alberto Barrera Madera, Luis Alfredo Masabanda Campaña, Guillermo David Baño Jiménez, Denny Maritza Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease with Alzheimer pathology, presenting with status epilepticus following repeated partial seizures: a case report and literature review
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease. Common first symptoms are dementia, cerebellar ataxia, visual disturbance, and psychiatric symptoms. Seizure as the first symptom of CJD is... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 25, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Keita Miyake, Takashi Hara, Etsuko Oshima, Kiyohiro Kawada, Hideki Ishizu, Yuko Yamauchi, Katsuya Satoh, Tetsuyuki Kitamoto, Shintaro Takenoshita, Seishi Terada and Norihito Yamada Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Pleocytosis in a patient with relapsing polychondritis accompanied by meningoencephalitis: a case report
Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is an uncommon immune-related disease with unknown causes. It is characterized by inflammation of cartilaginous or non-cartilaginous structures, such as the ears, nose, respirator... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 25, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Jie Cao and Min Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Case of convulsive seizure developing during electroretinographic recordings: a case report
To present our findings in a case of convulsive seizures and loss of consciousness that developed during recording electroretinograms (ERG). (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 25, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yuko Hayashi, Gen Miura, Akiyuki Uzawa, Takayuki Baba and Shuichi Yamamoto Tags: Case report Source Type: research

High resolution magnetic resonance imaging in pathogenesis diagnosis of single lenticulostriate infarction with nonstenotic middle cerebral artery, a retrospective study
It is usually difficult to identify stroke pathogenesis for single lenticulostriate infarction with nonstenotic middle cerebral artery (MCA). Our aim is to differentiate the two pathogeneses, non-branch athero... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 25, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Li-Li Sun, Zhong-Hao Li, Wen-Xiong Tang, Lei Liu, Fei-Yan Chang, Xue-Bin Zhang, Wei-Jie Ye, Shuo Lu, Zun-Jing Liu and Xian-Jin Zhu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Acquired modification of sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase activity is not related to adrenal insufficiency
Congenital sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) lyase deficiency due to biallelic mutations in SGPL1 gene has recently been described in association with primary adrenal insufficiency and steroid-resistant nephrotic syn... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Gulin Sunter, Ece Oge Enver, Azad Akbarzade, Serap Turan, Pinar Vatansever, Dilek Ince Gunal, Goncagul Haklar, Abdullah Bereket, Kadriye Agan and Tulay Guran Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of post-stroke fever and infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Fever after stroke is common, and often caused by infections. In the current study, we aimed to test the hypothesis that pneumonia, urinary tract infection and all-cause fever (thought to include at least some... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Maja W ästfelt, Yang Cao and Jakob O. Ström Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Dose effects of mycophenolate mofetil in Chinese patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders: a case series study
Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is a devastating autoimmune inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system, which can result in blindness or paralysis. Currently, there is a dire need... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yujuan Jiao, Lei Cui, Weihe Zhang, Chunyu Zhang, Yeqiong Zhang, Xin Zhang and Jinsong Jiao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does burst-suppression achieve seizure control in refractory status epilepticus?
The general principles in the administration of anesthetic drugs entail not only the suppression of seizure activity but also the achievement of electroencephalography burst suppression (BS). However, previous... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Kanitpong Phabphal, Suparat Chisurajinda, Thapanee Somboon, Kanjana Unwongse and Alan Geater Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Why does my patient ’s basilar artery continue to grow? A four-year case study of a patient with symptoms of vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia
Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia (VBD) is a clinical entity associated with ischemic stroke, compression of cranial nerves or brainstem, and hydrocephalus. There have been relatively few studies following the pr... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Dao Pei Zhang, Yan Fang Peng, Qian Kun Ma, Min Zhao, Huai Liang Zhang and Suo Yin Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Tacrolimus-induced parkinsonism in a patient after liver transplantation – case report
Hepatic encephalopathy may manifest by a wide spectrum of neuropsychiatric symptoms, including cognitive impairment, seizures or extrapyramidal symptoms. The liver transplant can lead to improvement of the sig... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Karin Gmitterov á, Michal Minár, Miroslav Žigrai, Zuzana Košutzká, Alice Kušnírová and Peter Valkovič Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Comparison of electroencephalographic changes in response to acute electrical and thermal stimuli with the tail flick and hot plate test in rats administered with opiorphin
The objective of this study was to compare the changes in the electroencephalogram (EEG) in response to noxious stimuli with tail flick and hot plate responses of rats administered opiorphin. (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 19, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Preet Singh, Kavitha Kongara, David Harding, Neil Ward, Venkata Sayoji Rao Dukkipati, Craig Johnson and Paul Chambers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification associated with cerebral micro-infarcts: a case report
We report a patient with IBGC associated with cerebral infarction ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Takuma Nishimoto, Fumiaki Oka, Hideyuki Ishihara, Mizuya Shinoyama and Michiyasu Suzuki Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The cold pressor test in interictal migraine patients – different parasympathetic pupillary response indicates dysbalance of the cranial autonomic nervous system
Data on autonomic nervous system (ANS) activations in migraine patients are quite controversial, with previous studies reporting over- and underactivation of the sympathetic as well as parasympathetic nervous ... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 16, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Ozan E. Eren, Ruth Ruscheweyh, Christoph Schankin, Florian Sch öberl and Andreas Straube Tags: Research article Source Type: research

ACUDIN – ACUpuncture and laser acupuncture for treatment of DIabetic peripheral Neuropathy: a randomized, placebo-controlled, partially double-blinded trial
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus with significant clinical sequelae that can affect a patient ’s quality of life. Metabolic and microvascular factors are... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 13, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Gesa Meyer-Hamme, Thomas Friedemann, Henry Johannes Greten, Rosemarie Plaetke, Christian Gerloff and Sven Schroeder Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Personalized objects can optimize the diagnosis of EMCS in the assessment of functional object use in the CRS-R: a double blind, randomized clinical trial
Behavioral assessment has been acted as the gold standard for the diagnosis of disorders of consciousness (DOC) patients. The item “Functional Object Use” in the motor function sub-scale in the Coma Recovery S... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yuxiao Sun, Jianan Wang, Lizette Heine, Wangshan Huang, Jing Wang, Nantu Hu, Xiaohua Hu, Xiaohui Fang, Supeng Huang, Steven Laureys and Haibo Di Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Protocol for promoting recovery optimization of walking activity in stroke (PROWALKS): a randomized controlled trial
Stroke survivors are more physically inactive than even the most sedentary older adults, and low activity is associated with increased risk of recurrent stroke, medical complications, and mortality. We hypothe... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Henry Wright, Tamara Wright, Ryan T. Pohlig, Scott E. Kasner, Jonathan Raser-Schramm and Darcy Reisman Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy associated with thymoma with immunodeficiency: a case report and literature review
The development of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is associated with severe cellular immunosuppression. Good ’s syndrome (GS) is a rare immunodeficiency syndrome related to thymoma, with the d... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Tatsuya Ueno, Nobuyuki Sato, Tomoya Kon, Rie Haga, Jin-ichi Nunomura, Kazuo Nakamichi, Masayuki Saijo and Masahiko Tomiyama Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Subarachnoid hemorrhage after transient global amnesia caused by cerebral venous congestion: case report
Transient global amnesia is reported to be caused by cerebral venous congestion. Internal jugular venous flow reversal in particular with the Valsalva maneuver leads to cerebral venous congestion. In addition,... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Yuta Maetani, Masahiro Nakamori, Tomoaki Watanabe, Hayato Matsushima, Eiji Imamura and Shinichi Wakabayashi Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Characteristics of a newly diagnosed Polish cohort of patients with neurological manifestations of Wilson disease evaluated with the Unified Wilson ’s Disease Rating Scale
Wilson disease is a rare genetic disorder in which impaired copper excretion results in toxic copper levels and tissue damage. Manifestations are primarily hepatic and/or neuropsychiatric, with a variety of ne... (Source: BMC Neurology)
Source: BMC Neurology - April 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Authors: Anna Cz łonkowska, Tomasz Litwin, Karolina Dzieżyc, Michal Karliński, Johan Bring and Carl Bjartmar Tags: Research article Source Type: research