JNS-cover.jpgJournal of Neurological Sciences

Vol 336 | No. 1-2 | 15 January 2014 | Pages 1-298


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Mitochondrial defects in transgenic mice expressing Cu,Zn Superoxide Dismutase mutations, the role of Copper Chaperone for SOD1

25 November 2013

Abstract: Several hypotheses have been proposed for the mechanisms underlying mutant Cu,Zn Superoxide Dismutase‐related Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. These include aggregation pathology, mitochondria...

Marjatta Son, Jeffrey L. Elliott 1-7

Original Articles

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An association between benzodiazepine use and occurrence of benign brain tumors

05 December 2013

Abstract: Objective: This study was designed to evaluate the impact of long-term benzodiazepine use on the subsequent risk of benign brain tumor (BBT) or malignant brain tumor (MBT) development. Metho...

Tomor Harnod, Cheng-Li Lin, Fung-Chang Sung, Chia-Hung Kao 8-12

Physical trauma and risk of multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

18 November 2013

Abstract: Background: We aimed to examine physical trauma as a risk factor for the subsequent diagnosis of MS. Methods: We searched for observational studies that evaluated the risk for developing MS ...

Carole A. Lunny, Shawn N. Fraser, Jennifer A. Knopp-Sihota 13-23

Immunolocalization of Smurf1 in Hirano bodies

18 November 2013

Abstract: The Smad ubiquitination regulatory factor 1 (Smurf1) is one of the E3 ubiquitin ligases and is related to multiple biological processes. Despite the various roles played by this protein, the...

Kouki Makioka, Tsuneo Yamazaki, Masamitsu Takatama, Masaki Ikeda, Koichi Okamoto 24-28

Long-term endurance exercise improves aerobic capacity in patients with relapsing–remitting Multiple Sclerosis: Impact of baseline fatigue

21 October 2013

Abstract: Little is known about the sustainability of exercise effects in patients with relapsing–remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS). We present the results of a prospective, observer-blinded, single...

Stephan Schmidt, Marc Wonneberger 29-35

Symptomatic female carriers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD): Genetic and clinical characterization

16 October 2013

Abstract: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is an X-linked recessive disease caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene and is characterized by muscle degeneration and death. DMD affects males; female...

Florencia Giliberto, Claudia Pamela Radic, Leonela Luce, Verónica Ferreiro, Carlos de Brasi, Irene Szijan 36-41

Intracerebral hemorrhage in young from a tertiary neurology center in North India

15 October 2013

Abstract: Objective: There is paucity of information on the etiology and predictors of outcome of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in young which may have regional and ethnic differences. In this study,...

Jayantee Kalita, Gourav Goyal, Pankaj Kumar, Usha K. Misra 42-47

SIRT2 polymorphism rs10410544 is associated with Alzheimer's disease in a Han Chinese population

21 October 2013

Abstract: Sirtuin 2 (SIRT2) is a strong protein deacetylase, which is highly expressed in central nervous system. Recently, an association between SIRT2 rs10410544 polymorphism and late-onset Alzheime...

Man Xia, Jin-Tai Yu, Dan Miao, Rui-Chun Lu, Xue-Ping Zheng, Lan Tan 48-51

Circulating miR-125b as a biomarker of Alzheimer's disease

21 October 2013

Abstract: Background: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous small RNAs of 21–25 nucleotides that post-transcriptionally regulate gene expressions. Recently, circulating miRNAs have been reported as promis...

Lin Tan, Jin-Tai Yu, Qiu-Yan Liu, Meng-Shan Tan, Wei Zhang, Nan Hu, Ying-Li Wang, Lei Sun, Teng Jiang, Lan Tan 52-56

ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 R219K polymorphism and ischemic stroke risk in the Chinese population: A meta-analysis

23 October 2013

Abstract: Recently, many studies have been focused on the association between the ATP-binding cassette transporter A1 (ABCA1) gene R219K polymorphism and ischemic stroke (IS). However, the study resul...

Rongyao Hou, Xiaoyan Zhu, Xudong Pan, Ruiyou Guo, Teng Ma, Xiang Xu 57-61

Early postnatal repeated maternal deprivation causes a transient increase in OMpg and BDNF in rat cerebellum suggesting precocious myelination

24 October 2013

Abstract: Repetitive maternal deprivation (MD) of neonatal rats during early life is known as one of the strongest stressors to pre-weaned animals. There is increasing evidence that the cerebellum is ...

Takanori Miki, Toshifumi Yokoyama, Takashi Kusaka, Shingo Suzuki, Ken-ichi Ohta, Katsuhiko Warita, Zhi-Yu Wang, Masaaki Ueki, Kazunori Sumitani, Frederick P. Bellinger, Motoki Tamai, Jun-Qian Liu, Tomiko Yakura, Yoshiki Takeuchi 62-67

MTHFR C677T polymorphism and migraine risk: A meta-analysis

01 November 2013

Abstract: Many molecular epidemiological studies were carried out in recent years to assess the association between the MTHFR C677T polymorphism and migraine risk in diverse populations. However, the ...

Ruozhuo Liu, Peiliang Geng, Minghui Ma, Shengyuan Yu, Minghui Yang, Mianwang He, Zhao Dong, Wei Zhang 68-73

Ischemic preconditioning-induced neuroprotection against transient cerebral ischemic damage via attenuating ubiquitin aggregation

25 October 2013

Abstract: Ubiquitin binds to short-lived proteins, and denatured proteins are produced by various forms of injuries. In the present study, we investigated the effect of ischemic preconditioning (IPC) ...

Jae-Chul Lee, In Hye Kim, Geum-Sil Cho, Joon Ha Park, Ji Hyeon Ahn, Bing Chun Yan, Hyuk Min Kwon, Young-Myeong Kim, Seung Hwan Cheon, Jun Hwi Cho, Hui Young Lee, Moo-Ho Won, Jeong Yeol Seo 74-82

Predicting the need for hospital admission of TIA patients

28 October 2013

Abstract: Background: It is unknown which patient will benefit most from hospital admission after transient ischemic attack (TIA). Our aim was to define predictors of a positive hospital outcome. Meth...

Indrani Acosta, Sivan Bloch, Miriam Morales, Natan M. Bornstein, Sean I. Savitz, Hen Hallevi 83-86

Friedreich's ataxia and other hereditary ataxias in Greece: An 18-year perspective

28 October 2013

Abstract: Limited data exist on the spectrum of heredoataxias in Greece, including the prevalence and phenotype of Friedreich's ataxia (FRDA) and the prevalence and subtypes of dominant spinocerebella...

Georgios Koutsis, Athina Kladi, Georgia Karadima, Henry Houlden, Nicholas W. Wood, Kyproula Christodoulou, Marios Panas 87-92

Three polymorphisms of ALOX5AP and risk of ischemic stroke in Chinese: Evidence from a meta-analysis

01 November 2013

Abstract: The impacts of three polymorphisms (SG13S114A/T, SG13S89A/G and SG13S32A/C) of 5-lipoxygenase activating protein (ALOX5AP) on the risk of ischemic stroke (IS) have been extensively studied f...

Fei Ye, Nan-Nuan Liu, Yong-Qiang Zheng, Wen-Jun Zhang, Chen-Mou Wang, Yue Xu, Xiao-Ling Den, Jian Wang 93-98

Moyamoya disease: A comparison of long term outcome of conservative and surgical treatment in India

31 October 2013

Abstract: Background: Revascularization surgery (RS) is the therapy of choice in moyamoya disease (MMD). Due to rarity of disease and ethical concerns, randomized controlled trials about the treatment...

Soumya Sundaram, P.N. Sylaja, Girish Menon, Jayanand Sudhir, E.R. Jayadevan, Sajith Sukumaran, Sapna Erat Sreedharan, Sankara Sarma 99-102

Pharmacological modulation of cognitive and behavioral symptoms in patients with dementia due to Alzheimer's disease

04 November 2013

Abstract: To evaluate correlations of pharmacological treatment with cognitive and behavioral symptoms in patients with dementia due to Alzheimer's disease with low schooling, subjects were assessed f...

Fabricio Ferreira de Oliveira, Paulo Henrique Ferreira Bertolucci, Elizabeth Suchi Chen, Marilia de Arruda Cardoso Smith 103-108

Ifosfamide related encephalopathy: The need for a timely EEG evaluation

28 October 2013

Abstract: Background: Ifosfamide is an alkylating agent useful in the treatment of a wide range of cancers including sarcomas, lymphoma, gynecologic and testicular cancers. Encephalopathy has been rep...

Anteneh M. Feyissa, Sudhakar Tummala 109-112

Validation of a seizure-related injury model

28 October 2013

Abstract: Objective: Persons with epilepsy (PWEs) are more prone to accidents than healthy people. A previous study provided an online tool to predict the risk of seizure-related injury (SRI) in indiv...

Somsak Tiamkao, Noppamas Kaewkiow, Sineenard Pranbul, Kittisak Sawanyawisuth, on behalf of Integrated Epilepsy Research group 113-115

Relative contribution of cognitive and physical disability components to quality of life in MS

30 October 2013

Abstract: Background: Information on the relative influence of cognitive and physical impairment on the quality of life in multiple sclerosis is currently limited and no scientific consensus has been ...

Jeroen Van Schependom, Marie B. D'hooghe, Mélanie De Schepper, Krista Cleynhens, Mieke D'hooge, Marie-Claire Haelewyck, Jacques De Keyser, Guy Nagels 116-121

Comparison of the clinical profile of Parkinson's disease between Spanish and Cameroonian Cohorts

04 November 2013

Abstract: Background: There are limited data in terms of the clinical profile of Parkinson's disease in sub-Saharan African patients. Objective: To compare the clinical profile and access to standard ...

Esther Cubo, Jacques Doumbe, Pablo Martinez-Martin, Carmen Rodriguez-Blazquez, Callixte Kuate, Natividad Mariscal, Irene Lopez, Gustave Noubissi, Yacouba Njankouo Mapoure, Jean Louis Jon, Salomon Mbahe, Benjamin Tchaleu, Maria-Jose Catalan, on behalf of the ELEP Group 122-126

β-Blockers associated with no class-specific survival benefit in acute intracerebral hemorrhage

04 November 2013

Abstract: Objectives: Despite the high mortality, there is currently no specific treatment for intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Research investigating optimum degree of blood pressure control in patien...

J.P. Shoup, J. Winkler, A. Czap, I. Staff, G. Fortunato, L.D. McCullough, L.H. Sansing 127-131

Cognitive fatigue in individuals with multiple sclerosis undergoing immunoablative therapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

04 November 2013

Abstract: Background: Fatigue presents as a significant problem in multiple sclerosis (MS). Cognitive fatigue (CF) can be defined as a decrease in, or inability to maintain task performance throughout...

Jason A. Berard, Marjorie Bowman, Harold L. Atkins, Mark S. Freedman, Lisa A.S. Walker 132-137

Epileptic discharges specifically affect intrinsic connectivity networks during absence seizures

04 November 2013

Abstract: Intrinsic connectivity network (ICN) technique provides a feasible way for evaluating cognitive impairments in epilepsy. This EEG–fMRI study aims to comprehensively assess the alterations of...

Zhiqiang Zhang, Wei Liao, Zhengge Wang, Qiang Xu, Fang Yang, Dante Mantini, Qing Jiao, Lei Tian, Yijun Liu, Guangming Lu 138-145

Effect of cilostazol in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A systematic review and meta-analysis

11 November 2013

Abstract: Previous studies with small sample size have shown that cilostazol can reduce the risk of cerebral vasospasm in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The purpose of this st...

Peng-Peng Niu, Ge Yang, Ying-Qi Xing, Zhen-Ni Guo, Yi Yang 146-151

Central Nervous System vasculitis associated with Hepatitis C virus infection: A brain MRI-supported diagnosis

08 November 2013

Abstract: Background: The Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is associated with various extrahepatic manifestations, being the Central Nervous System (CNS) rarely involved. Case report: We report a cas...

A. Castro Caldas, R. Geraldes, L. Neto, P. Canhão, T.P. Melo 152-154

Clinical spectrum and gender differences in a large cohort of Charcot–Marie–Tooth type 1A patients

18 November 2013

Abstract: Introduction: Heterogeneous clinical presentation and gender differences were reported in Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease type 1A (CMT1A). Methods: This report examined demographic and clinical ...

Cécile Colomban, Joëlle Micallef, Marie-Noëlle Lefebvre, Odile Dubourg, Pierre-Marie Gonnaud, Tanya Stojkovic, Elisabeth Jouve, Olivier Blin, Jean Pouget, Shahram Attarian 155-160

CYP2D6 phenotypes and Parkinson's disease risk: A meta-analysis

08 November 2013

Abstract: Background: CYP2D6 polymorphisms have been reported to be associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) susceptibility, but the results of these previous studies were inconsistent. Objectives: To...

Yu Lu, Qiliu Peng, Zhiyu Zeng, Jian Wang, Yan Deng, Li Xie, Cuiju Mo, Jie Zeng, Xue Qin, Shan Li 161-168

Non-paraneoplastic voltage-gated calcium channels antibody-mediated cerebellar ataxia responsive to IVIG treatment

11 November 2013

Abstract: Non-paraneoplastic cerebellar ataxia associated with voltage-gated calcium channel (VGCC) antibodies is a rare entity with only few cases reported in literature. We describe a 60year-old man...

Andrea Rigamonti, Giuseppe Lauria, Lorenzo Stanzani, Vittorio Mantero, Francesca Andreetta, Andrea Salmaggi 169-170

Hemispheric lateralization of microstructural white matter abnormalities in children with active benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS): A preliminary DTI study

08 November 2013

Abstract: Purpose: The deficit of white matter is reported to be involved during the disease progression in patients with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS). The aim of this ...

Fenglai Xiao, Qin Chen, Xiaofeng Yu, Yingying Tang, Chunyan Luo, Jiajia Fang, Ling Liu, Xiaoqi Huang, Qiyong Gong, Dong Zhou 171-179

Chronic migraine does not increase posterior circulation territory (PCT) infarct-like lesions

08 November 2013

Abstract: Two population-based studies have found an increased prevalence of posterior circulation territory (PCT) infarct-like lesions in migraine, which seemed to increase with attack frequency. Obj...

Elena Santamarta, Angela Meilán, Antonio Saiz, Davinia Larrosa, Eva Cernuda-Morollón, Sergio Calleja, Lorena Benavente, Germán Morís, Julio Pascual 180-183

Relationships between ophthalmic artery flow direction and cognitive performance in patients with unilateral carotid artery stenosis

11 November 2013

Abstract: Background: Cerebral hypoperfusion is responsible for cognitive impairment in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis (CAS). The manifestation of reversed ophthalmic artery flow (ROAF) ...

Kuo-Lun Huang, Ting-Yu Chang, Chien-Hung Chang, Ho-Ling Liu, Yeu-Jhy Chang, Chi-Hung Liu, Tsong-Hai Lee, Meng-Yang Ho 184-190

Screening for frontal lobe and general cognitive impairment in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

18 November 2013

Abstract: Objectives: Cognitive impairment occurs in up to 50% of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Simple tools are required to identify such individuals, as cognitive impairment adv...

Richard A. Osborne, Ramnik Sekhon, Wendy Johnston, Sanjay Kalra 191-196

Cardiovascular autonomic nervous system evaluation in Parkinson disease and multiple system atrophy

22 November 2013

Abstract: Background: Autonomic nervous system dysfunction (ANSd) heralds or follows motor symptoms (MS) in Parkinson disease (PD), but may precede years and progress more rapidly in multiple system a...

Donatella Brisinda, Anna Rita Sorbo, Raffaella Di Giacopo, Angela Venuti, Anna Rita Bentivoglio, Riccardo Fenici 197-202

Transient ischemia-induced change of CCR7 immunoreactivity in neurons and its new expression in astrocytes in the gerbil hippocampus

20 November 2013

Abstract: Chemokines and their receptors are important players in organism homeostasis, development and immune response to inflammatory stimuli. In the present study, we examined effects of ischemia-r...

Jae-Chul Lee, Ji Hyeon Ahn, In Hye Kim, Joon Ha Park, Bing Chun Yan, Geum-Sil Cho, Taek Geun Ohk, Chan Woo Park, Jun Hwi Cho, Young-Myeong Kim, Hui Young Lee, Moo-Ho Won 203-210

The association of alcohol consumption and smoking with quality of life, disability and disease activity in an international sample of people with multiple sclerosis

02 December 2013

Abstract: Background: Modifiable lifestyle factors represent important targets for preventive intervention in multiple sclerosis (MS). We aimed to explore the association of cigarette smoking and alco...

Tracey J. Weiland, Emily J. Hadgkiss, George A. Jelinek, Naresh G. Pereira, Claudia H. Marck, Dania M. van der Meer 211-219

Important casual association of carotid body and glossopharyngeal nerve and lung following experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage in rabbits. First report

21 November 2013

Abstract: Object: The glossopharyngeal nerves (GPNs) and carotid bodies (CBs) have an important role in the continuation of the cerebral autoregulation and cardiorespiratory functions. The relationshi...

Coskun Yolas, Ayhan Kanat, Mehmet Dumlu Aydin, Osman Nuri Turkmenoglu, Cemal Gundogdu 220-226

Effect of non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs on neurovascular coupling in humans

21 November 2013

Abstract: Background/Aims: Neuronal activation induced cerebral blood flow increase was shown in animal experiments to require the presence of functioning cyclooxygenase. Our aim was to study whether ...

Katalin Szabo, Bernhard Rosengarten, Tunde Juhasz, Eva Lako, Laszlo Csiba, Laszlo Olah 227-231

Daytime dysfunction in children with restless legs syndrome

19 December 2013

Abstract: We investigated daytime dysfunction in children with restless legs syndrome (RLS) and the effects of treatment primarily with iron supplements on RLS symptoms and daytime dysfunction. We rec...

Naomichi Furudate, Yoko Komada, Mina Kobayashi, Shun Nakajima, Yuichi Inoue 232-236

Effects of atorvastatin on chronic subdural hematoma: A preliminary report from three medical centers

25 November 2013

Abstract: Introduction: Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is common and more prevalent in the aged population. Surgical intervention is the treatment of choice, but its outcomes may not be satisfactory...

Dong Wang, Tuo Li, Ye Tian, Shaobo Wang, Chunjie Jin, Huijie Wei, Wei Quan, Jinghua Wang, Jieli Chen, Jingfei Dong, Rongcai Jiang, Jianning Zhang 237-242

Short Communications

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A Neurodegenerative Disease Sleep Questionnaire: Principal component analysis in Parkinson's disease

27 September 2013

Abstract: Sleep disturbances are common in many neurodegenerative diseases and may include altered sleep duration, fragmented sleep, nocturia, excessive daytime sleepiness, and vivid dreaming experien...

Michael K. Scullin, Tyler L. Harrison, Stewart A. Factor, Donald L. Bliwise 243-246

Fulminant cerebellitis with radiological recurrence in an adult patient with Crohn's disease

02 October 2013

Abstract: There are few reports of cerebellitis in adults and reports of recurrent cerebellitis are extremely rare. This report highlights both the fulminant course that may follow cerebellitis and a ...

Eoin P. Flanagan, Alejandro A. Rabinstein, Neeraj Kumar, Kenneth Schroeder, Orhun H. Kantarci 247-250

"A" motor neuron disease

18 October 2013

Abstract: Importance: Allgrove syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by achalasia, alacrima, adrenal insufficiency, autonomic dysfunction and amyotrophy. The syndrome has been ...

Venugopalan Y. Vishnu, Manish Modi, Sudesh Prabhakar, Anil Bhansali, Manoj Kumar Goyal 251-253

Eye-of-the-tiger-sign in a 48year healthy adult

25 October 2013

Abstract: We report a healthy adult male, who underwent, as a control subject, part of a Huntington's disease study, extensive testing during three visits in a two year follow-up, including clinical e...

Simon J.A. van den Bogaard, Mark C. Kruit, Eve M. Dumas, Raymund A.C. Roos 254-256

A case of homocystinuria due to CBS gene mutations revealed by cerebral venous thrombosis

28 October 2013

Abstract: Background: Homocystinuria caused by cystathionine beta synthase (CBS) deficiency is most often diagnosed in childhood and has a variable expressivity. The most frequent abnormalities includ...

Mariana Sarov, Adeline Not, Hélène Ogier de Baulny, Pascal Masnou, Katayoun Vahedi, Marie-Germaine Bousser, Christian Denier 257-259

Stroke in essential thrombocythemia

01 November 2013

Abstract: Background: Our aim was to assess the incidence and the special characteristics of stroke, as a severe complication of patients diagnosed with essential thrombocythemia (ET). Methods: A retr...

Éva Pósfai, Imelda Marton, Anita Szőke, Zita Borbényi, László Vécsei, Angéla Csomor, Katalin Sas 260-262

First adult case of Helicobacter cinaedi meningitis

28 October 2013

Abstract: Helicobacter cinaedi, a gram-negative spiral bacillus that inhabits the intestinal tracts of rodents and primates, is associated with gastroenteritis in humans. H. cinaedi infection has been...

Atsuhiko Sugiyama, Masahiro Mori, Naruhiko Ishiwada, Keiichi Himuro, Satoshi Kuwabara 263-264

Intramedullary spinal cord metastasis from salivary ductal carcinoma of the parotid gland mimicking transverse myelitis in a patient with radiologically isolated syndrome

06 November 2013

Abstract: Intramedullary spinal cord metastases (ISCMs) are rare lesions but their presence should not be underestimated in a cancer patient with rapidly progressive neurological compromise. Due to si...

Dale Ding, Michelle Fullard, Heather S. Jarrell, David E. Jones 265-268

Thalamic cramplike pain

07 November 2013

Abstract: Importance: We describe a case of cramplike pain after a left thalamic ischemic stroke, a neglected type of central post-stroke pain and we describe its neuroanatomical correlates. Observati...

Luciano A. Sposato, Harish A. Sharma, Ali R. Khan, Robert Bartha, Vladimir Hachinski 269-272

Slowly progressive folate-deficiency myelopathy: Report of a case

11 November 2013

Abstract: Background: Folate deficiency is known to be associated with subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord; however, reports of long-standing cases are rare. Although neurological defici...

Akinori Okada, Haruki Koike, Tomohiko Nakamura, Hirohisa Watanabe, Gen Sobue 273-275

Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis presenting with total insomnia — A case report

08 November 2013

Abstract: Fatal insomnia (FI) is the first diagnosis to be considered by most neurologists when approaching a patient presenting with total insomnia followed by personality and cognitive changes, dist...

Inês Brás Marques, Rute Teotónio, Catarina Cunha, Conceição Bento, Francisco Sales 276-280

Daytime leg pain after overnight continuous positive airway pressure titration

11 November 2013

Abstract: We report a case that showed transitional, severe emergent periodic limb movements during sleep (PLMS) in the first continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) titration night and mild PLMS i...

Yun Li, Zhe Li, Fei Lei, Junying Zhou, Xiangdong Tang 281-283

Rhabdomyolysis in an elderly multitreated patient: Multiple drug interactions after statin withdrawal

19 November 2013

Abstract: Rhabdomyolysis precipitated by multitherapy is most frequently described during statin treatment, due to impairment of statin clearance by drugs sharing cytochrome P450 biotransformation pat...

Federica Ginanneschi, Nila Volpi, Fabio Giannini, Raffaele Rocchi, Donatella Donati, Margherita Aglianò, Paola Lorenzoni, Alessandro Rossi 284-287

Parkinson syndrome: A precise localization for abducens palsy

18 November 2013

Abstract: Background: Unilateral isolated abducens palsy can occur due to any lesion from pons to orbit. The precise localization is made through the associated neurological signs. Parkinson syndrome ...

Venugopalan Y. Vishnu, Gayathri Petluri, Vivek Gupta, Vivek Lal, Dheeraj Khurana, Manoj Kumar Goyal 288-289

Letters to the Editor

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Implications of aspirin biochemistry in the pathobiology of ischemic cerebrovascular disease

21 October 2013

I have read, with great interest, a recently published article in the Journal of Neurological Sciences by Li et al. titled 'The efficacy and safety of aspirin plus dipyridamole versus aspirin in secon...

Dale Ding 290

Abdominal paresthesia resembling restless legs syndrome successfully treated with iron supplement therapy: A case report

18 November 2013

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sensorimotor disorder characterized by the urge to move or an unpleasant sensation in the legs. Recently, some cases in which paresthesias with the urge to move body ...

Masahiro Suzuki, Koju Yamada, Tadashi Kanamori, Chisato Konno, Michiko Konno, Sakae Takahashi, Osamu Aramaki, Tadatoshi Takayama, Makoto Uchiyama 291-292

Contribution of cerebral vasospasm to delayed cerebral ischemia following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

18 November 2013

I have read, with great interest, a recently published article in the Journal of Neurological Sciences by Guresir et al. titled 'Erythropoietin prevents delayed hemodynamic dysfunction after subarachn...

Dale Ding 293-294

Curable episodic ataxia? History taking versus advanced diagnostic instruments

18 November 2013

Incomplete burning of carbon containing compounds produces carbon monoxide (CO), a toxic colorless and odorless gas. In many cases CO poisoning leads to death due to persistent exposure to CO. Short a...

Masih Tajdini, Vajiheh Aghamollaii, Sushil Kumar Garg, Abbas Tafakhori 295

Book Review

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Nerve Repair

25 November 2013

Peripheral nerves are biological cables that relay information to and from the brain, conveying the signal for movement from the brain to muscles and the sense of touch from the skin back to the brain...

Laura Y Lu, Jack W. Tsao 296