3,353 results match your criteria Acta Neurologica Belgica[Journal]


Features and diagnostic value of body composition in patients with late-onset multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 26. Epub 2022 May 26.

Chongqing Key Laboratory of Neurology, Department of Neurology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, 1st Youyi Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, 400016, China.

Objective: This study aims to analyse the body composition features and its changes after treatment in patients with late-onset multiple acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MADD).

Methods: Body composition was measured in patients with late-onset MADD, inflammatory myopathies, mitochondrial myopathy, and healthy controls. The correlation analyses between body composition and traditional parameters were performed. Read More

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Long-term evaluation of the COVID-19 pandemic impact on acute stroke management: an analysis of the 21-month data from a medical facility in Tokyo.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 26. Epub 2022 May 26.

School of Commerce, Waseda University, Nishi-Waseda 1-6-1, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 169-8050, Japan.

Introduction: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused a global public health crisis and profoundly impacted acute treatment delivery. This study conducted long-term evaluations of the impact of the pandemic on acute stroke management.

Methods: Data from a university-owned medical facility in Tokyo, Japan, were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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Comparison of telerehabilitation versus home-based video exercise in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a single-blind randomized study.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 26. Epub 2022 May 26.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Marmara University Medical Faculty, Marmara University Pendik Research and Training Hospital Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have lost their access to on-site rehabilitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telerehabilitation can be a viable approach for these patients to protect their muscle strength and functional status. The aim of this study is to compare telerehabilitation with home-based video exercises. Read More

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Unraveling Ondine's curse caused by Listeria rhombencephalitis.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 26. Epub 2022 May 26.

Baystate Medical Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Springfield, MA, USA.

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Aceruloplasminemia exhibits typical MRI findings.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 21. Epub 2022 May 21.

Clinic of Neurology, Prof. Dr. Cemil Taşçıoğlu City Hospital, University of Health Sciences Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Post-alemtuzumab Graves' disease remitting after switch to ocrelizumab.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 19. Epub 2022 May 19.

Department of Endocrinology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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SMART syndrome: a case report.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 19. Epub 2022 May 19.

Department of Medical Oncology, Hacettepe University Cancer Institute, Ankara, Turkey.

Introduction: Stroke-like migraine attacks after radiation therapy (SMART) syndrome, is a late complication of brain radiotherapy (1). Symptoms are commonly subacute in onset and involve migraine type of headache, seizures, focal neurologic deficits (2). Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings are usually unilateral and posterior predominant cortical-subcortical hyperintensity, swelling and prominent gyriform (cortical and leptomeningeal) gadolinium enhancement in the areas of the brain that underwent irradiation with or without diffusion restriction (1). Read More

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SREDA in a transient global amnesia patient: the overlooked link?

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 18. Epub 2022 May 18.

Section of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de La Castellana, 261, 28046, Madrid, Spain.

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Cerebral amyloid angiopathy related inflammation with leptomeningeal involvement: a case report and review of the literature.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 15. Epub 2022 May 15.

Neurology Department, Centre Hospitalier Alpes-Léman, Contamine sur Arve, France.

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Adult lumbosacral spina bifida with giant myelomeningocele: a case report.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 10. Epub 2022 May 10.

Department of Neurosurgery, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin, 300000, China.

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LGI1 antibody-associated encephalitis without evidence of inflammation in CSF and brain MRI.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 8. Epub 2022 May 8.

Department of Neurology, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, No.45 ChangChun Street, XiCheng District, Beijing, 100053, China.

Objective: This study aimed to explore the frequency and distinct characteristics of adult patients with LGI1 antibody-associated encephalitis in the absence of inflammatory abnormalities in both routine CSF analysis and brain MRI.

Methods: We conducted a retrospective study of adult patients with antibodies targeting LGI1 and then screened patients with no evidence of inflammation in brain MRI and normal results in routine CSF analysis, including white blood cell count, protein concentration, IgG, and oligoclonal bands.

Results: Among 80 patients with LGI1 antibody-associated encephalitis in our center, 31 (38. Read More

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Relapsing polychondritis with multiple neurologic manifestations.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 5. Epub 2022 May 5.

Department of Neurology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06351, Republic of Korea.

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In reference to Microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm involving the vertebral artery.

Authors:
Fabio Piazza

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 4. Epub 2022 May 4.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, ASST Carlo Poma Mantova, Mantua, Italy.

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Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome as a heralding feature of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 2. Epub 2022 May 2.

Department of Neurology, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, Room 837, Superspeciality Block, New Delhi, 110029, India.

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Neuromuscular complications after COVID-19 vaccination: a series of eight patients.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 2. Epub 2022 May 2.

Department of Neurology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Background: Several neurologic complications have been reported in close temporal association with both severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection and following vaccination against SARS-CoV-2. Specifically, several cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) have been reported in temporal relationship with COVID-19 vaccination, with two small case series describing a specific phenotype with bifacial weakness and paresthesia in the limbs.

Methods: We retrospectively collected patients who developed a new-onset neuromuscular disorder in the first 6 weeks after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine (either first or second dose). Read More

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Human herpes 6 encephalitis in co-infection with Covid-19.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 May 2. Epub 2022 May 2.

Unit of Pediatrics, Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care, and Pediatric Emergency, AOU "Policlinico", PO "San Marco", University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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Brain insulin resistance and the therapeutic value of insulin and insulin-sensitizing drugs in Alzheimer's disease neuropathology.

Authors:
James J Yang

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 28. Epub 2022 Apr 28.

Marriotts Ridge High School, 12100 Woodford Dr, Marriottsville, MD, 21104, USA.

The incidence of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is significantly higher in people with diabetes. Insulin and insulin receptor (IR) signaling intermediates are expressed in the brain. Insulin exerts multiple function in the brain. Read More

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Two cases of symptomatic developmental venous anomalies: imaging findings and possible etiology.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 27. Epub 2022 Apr 27.

Department of Radiology, Antwerp University Hospital (UZA), Drie Eikenstraat 655, 2650, Edegem, Belgium.

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Recurrent intracerebral hemorrhage due to alemtuzumab treatment in a patient with multiple sclerosis: case report.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 26. Epub 2022 Apr 26.

Department of Neurology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Çapa, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Rapidly evolving cerebral edema and hyperperfusion in a patient with dural arteriovenous fistula.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 24. Epub 2022 Apr 24.

Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research, and Center for Neurology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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The attitude and knowledge of medical students regarding dementia.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 16. Epub 2022 Apr 16.

University Department of Cognitive Neurology Referral Center for Cognitive Neurology Zagreb School of Medicine, Neurophysiology Croatian Ministry of Health University Hospital Centre, Kispaticeva 12, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia.

Objective: Due to the growing number of older people with dementia (PWD) worldwide, there is an urgent need to improve undergraduate medical education on dementia and skills of future health professionals to provide the best quality care for PWD. The study aimed to determine attitudes and knowledge regarding dementia among medical students.

Methods: This cross-sectional, survey-based study included 231 final-year medical students who completed the paper-and-pencil questionnaire with seven categories of questions including two dementia knowledge tests. Read More

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Brainstem lesions: MRI review of standard morphological sequences.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 15. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Department of Neurology, CHU Nîmes, Hôpital Carémeau, University of Montpellier, 4 Rue du Professeur Debré, 30029, Nîmes Cedex 9, France.

MRI signal changes in the brainstem are observed in a multitude of disorders including vascular diseases, neoplastic lesions, degenerative diseases, inflammatory disorders, metabolic diseases, infections, and trauma. In some diseases, brainstem involvement is typical and sometimes isolated, while in other diseases, brainstem lesions are only observed occasionally in the presence of other typical extra-brainstem abnormalities. In this review, we will discuss the MRI characteristics of brainstem lesions observed in different disorders associated with frequent and less frequent brainstem involvement. Read More

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Palinopsia with LPDs-plus heralding a posterior-cerebral-artery ischemic stroke: the hidden face of occipital lobe seizures.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 15. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Section of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, La Paz University Hospital, Paseo de la Castellana, 261, 28046, Madrid, Spain.

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Rare presentation of spontaneously occurring intravertebral lumbar pseudomeningocele.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 14. Epub 2022 Apr 14.

Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

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Evaluation of domperidone efficacy to prevent aspiration pneumonia in patients with acute ischemic stroke: a randomized clinical trial.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 14. Epub 2022 Apr 14.

Neuroscience Research Center and Neurology Department, Beheshti Hospital, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.

Background And Aim: Aspiration pneumonia is an essential complication of acute ischemic stroke (AIS), which is responsible for increased three-fold mortality within a month. There is an interest towards the effect of prokinetics on prevention of stroke-associated pneumonia. The present study aimed to investigate the effect of domperidone to prevent pneumonia in patients with AIS. Read More

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Hirayama disease associated with neurogenic bladder dysfunction.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 14. Epub 2022 Apr 14.

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust, London, UK.

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Anti-CASPR2 myeloencephalitis with active replication of hepatitis B virus in the central nervous system: a case report.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 12. Epub 2022 Apr 12.

Department of Neurology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, 610000, Sichuan, China.

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Clinical and antibodies analysis of anti-GQ1b antibody syndrome: a case series of 15 patients.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 11. Epub 2022 Apr 11.

Department of Neurology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, 1 You Yi Road, Chongqing, 400016, China.

Objectives: To investigate the clinical manifestations, immunity, laboratory test, treatment and prognosis of patients with anti-GQ1b antibody syndrome in Chongqing, China.

Methods: We reviewed 15 patients with positive anti-ganglioside antibodies in the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University from 2016 to 2019.

Results: Fifteen patients were included in the study (mean age, 54. Read More

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The clinical phenomenology and correlations of oculogyric tics.

Acta Neurol Belg 2022 Apr 10. Epub 2022 Apr 10.

Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic, Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

Background: Oculogyric tics are identified in a substantial proportion of patients with Tourette syndrome (TS) and related tic-disorders. Nevertheless, studies assessing its frequency and clinical correlations are lacking.

Materials And Methods: We reviewed video-recordings and clinical history of 201 patients with TS and chronic motor/phonic tic disorder, diagnosed according to DSM-5. Read More

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