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Neurological Involvement in Primary Systemic Vasculitis
Conclusion Neurological involvement is a common complication of PSV (Table 1), and neurologists play an important role in the identification and diagnosis of PSV patients with otherwise unexplained neurological symptoms as their chief complaint. This article summarizes the neurological manifestations of PSV and hopes to improve neuroscientists' understanding of this broad range of diseases. TABLE 1 Table 1. Common CNS and PNS involvements of primary systemic vasculitis. Author Contributions SZ conceived the article and wrote the manuscript. DY and GT reviewed and edited the manuscript. All authors ...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - April 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Stroke Characteristics, Risk Factors, and Outcomes in Transgender Adults: A Case Series
Conclusions: Understanding unique vulnerabilities of the transgender community for cerebrovascular events is essential to provide culturally appropriate counseling for harm reduction.
Source: The Neurologist - March 1, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Case Report/Case Series Source Type: research
Management of Neurologic Manifestations in Patients with Liver Disease.
Abstract OPINION STATEMENT: Liver disease, both in its acute and chronic forms, can be associated with a wide spectrum of neurologic manifestations, both central and peripheral, ranging in severity from subclinical changes to neurocritical conditions. Neurologists are frequently consulted to participate in their management. In this review, we present an overview of management strategies for patients with hepatic disease whose clinical course is complicated by neurologic manifestations. Type A hepatic encephalopathy (HE), which occurs in acute liver failure, is a neurologic emergency, and multiple measures should b...
Source: Epilepsy Curr - June 19, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Ferro JM, Viana P, Santos P Tags: Curr Treat Options Neurol Source Type: research
Management of Neurologic Manifestations in Patients with Liver Disease
Opinion statement Liver disease, both in its acute and chronic forms, can be associated with a wide spectrum of neurologic manifestations, both central and peripheral, ranging in severity from subclinical changes to neurocritical conditions. Neurologists are frequently consulted to participate in their management. In this review, we present an overview of management strategies for patients with hepatic disease whose clinical course is complicated by neurologic manifestations. Type A hepatic encephalopathy (HE), which occurs in acute liver failure, is a neurologic emergency, and multiple measures should be taken t...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Neurology - June 17, 2016 Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome Presenting as Coma (P4.354)
Conclusions: RCVS rarely can present with coma and multifocal infarctions. Exact pathophysiology remains unknown but disruption of sympathetic tone and endothelial dysfunction have been implicated. A high index of suspicion is required to minimize disease complications and prevent improper withdrawal of care.Disclosure: Dr. Khan has nothing to disclose. Dr. Adcock has nothing to disclose.
Source: Neurology - April 4, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Khan, M., Adcock, A. Tags: Cerebrovascular Case Reports Source Type: research
Imaging of a Fatal Air Embolism from ERCP (P4.363)
CONCLUSIONS: Though most of the occurrences in relation to ERCP are portal venous air embolisms, which are absorbed spontaneously, serious and sometimes fatal complications have occurred including arterial air embolisms causing multiorgan damage including cerebral infarcts. Case history, pertinent imaging and pathological findings are discussed to bring awareness of this rare complication of ERCP and emphasize its early recognition. Disclosure: Dr. Jens has nothing to disclose. Dr. Lee has nothing to disclose. Dr. Ibrahimi has nothing to disclose.
Source: Neurology - April 4, 2016 Category: Neurology Authors: Jens, W., Lee, A., Ibrahimi, M. Tags: Cerebrovascular Case Reports Source Type: research
Neurologic Complications of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
This article reviews the neurologic complications caused by HIV infection, associated comorbidities, or antiretroviral drugs that are commonly encountered by neurologists. DISCLAIMER: This article was written by Dr Avindra Nath in his personal capacity. The views expressed are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Health and Human Services, or the United States government.
Source: CONTINUUM - December 1, 2015 Category: Neurology Tags: Review Articles Source Type: research
Stroke in HIV-infected African Americans: a retrospective cohort study
Abstract The risk of having a first stroke is nearly twice as high among African Americans compared to Caucasians. HIV/AIDS is an independent risk factor for stroke. Our study aimed to report the risk factors and short-term clinical outcomes of African Americans with HIV infection and new-onset stroke admitted at the Johns Hopkins Hospitals (2000–2012). Multivariate linear regression was used to examine the association between potential predictors and odds of an unfavorable outcome, defined as a higher modified Rankin Scale (mRS) score on hospital discharge. African Americans comprised 105/125 (84 %) of HIV-inf...
Source: Journal of NeuroVirology - July 9, 2015 Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Atypical isolated nuclear oculomotor nerve syndrome: A diagnostic challenge (P1.031)
CONCLUSION: This report will raise the awareness about nuclear oculomotor nerve syndrome and lead to a potentially successful therapeutic approach.Disclosure: Dr. Liao has nothing to disclose. Dr. Kamiya Matsuoka has nothing to disclose.
Source: Neurology - April 8, 2015 Category: Neurology Authors: Kamiya Matsuoka, C., Liao, B. Tags: Cerebrovascular Disease and Interventional Neurology: Case Reports Source Type: research
HCV, but not HIV, is a risk factor for cerebral small vessel disease
Conclusions: This tissue-based analysis of cerebral arteriolar disease demonstrates that HCV constitutes an independent risk, in addition to African American race, hypertension, and cART. Further study is needed to understand what aspects of HCV and cART contribute to cerebrovascular neuropathogenesis.
Source: Neurology Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation - September 4, 2014 Category: Neurology Authors: Morgello, S., Murray, J., Van Der Elst, S., Byrd, D. Tags: Other cerebrovascular disease/ Stroke, HIV Article Source Type: research