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Sleep bruxism can be a harbinger of sleep disordered breathing [2020] - 3,027KB
by K Puvanendran, Maya Natasha Thomas, Han-How Chien
Background & Objective: The mechanism of sleep bruxism (SB) remains an enigma to this day. The saga of SB was kept alive by dental surgeon’s relentless research. Then the sleep physicians stepped in...

Acute ischemic stroke in systemic lupus erythematosus: Challenges for thrombolytic therapy [2020] - 502KB
by Amal M Al Hashmi, Sanjith Aaron
Multiple mechanisms can cause ischemic stroke in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients. When a known case of SLE present with an acute ischemic stroke, the decision for offering thrombolytic the...

Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula mimicking ischemic stroke and treated with intravenous thrombolysis [2020] - 364KB
by You-Jiang Tan, Santhosh Raj Seela Raj, Deidre Anne De Silva
Stroke patients are evaluated with a non-contrasted brain computed tomography (CT) scan for decision-making for intravenous thrombolysis. We report a case of a patient who presented with receptive aph...

Rapid change of estrogen levels induce reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: A report of two cases [2020] - 1,376KB
by Yu Shimizu, Katsuhiro Tsuchiya, Hironori Fujisawa
Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) presents with characteristic clinical, brain imaging, and angiographic findings. The most common clinical feature of RCVS is a severe acute headach...

Delayed onset cerebral vasculitis from chronic Schistosoma mansoni infection in Myanmar: A case report [2020] - 738KB
by Aye Myat Nyein, Aye Aye Sann, Nu Nu Aye, Chong Tin Tan
Neuroschistosomiasis is an infection of the central nervous system caused by Schistosoma species and constitute a severe manifestation of the disease. Schistosoma japonicum is well-known cause of cere...

A novel in-frame mutation at the boundary between exon 21 and intron 21 of SCN4A in a family with paramyotonia congenita [2020] - 604KB
by Cha Gon Lee, Ohyun Kwon
Nondystrophic myotonias and periodic paralyses are an important group of genetic skeletal muscle disorders characterized by dysfunction of ion channels that regulate cell membrane excitability. Mutati...

Low cerebrospinal fluid pressure may not be necessary in the diagnosis of spontaneous intracranial hypotension: A report of four cases [2020] - 929KB
by Che-Wei Su, Chih-Shan Huang
We presented four patients with sub-acute onset orthostatic headache in occipital and sub-occipital regions and neck pain. No loss of consciousness, neurologic deficit, trauma or cranial/spinal surger...

Botulinum toxin treatment for intractable allodynia in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome: A case report [2020] - 417KB
by Hyunseok Kwak, Dong Jin Koh, Kyunghoon Min
The right hand of a 58-year-old female was compressed by a compression machine and subsequently began to show pain. She was diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome type 2 according to the Budape...

Cerebral air embolism associated with lung cancer invading the pulmonary vein, left atrium, and main bronchus [2020] - 469KB
by Hiroki Kuroda, Masaru Yamada, Toshihiro Kumabe
Cerebral air embolism caused by lung cancer is extremely rare, especially if not associated with invasive procedures such as needle biopsy. We describe the case of an 86-year-old man with squamous cel...

Vertebral artery occlusion with lateral medullary syndrome and cervical cord infarct [2020] - 1,761KB
by Jatin V Pothuloori, V Chandramouleeswaran, Periyakarupan A, Balasubramanian Samivel, Lakshmi Narasimhan Ranganathan, M Jawahar, V Kannan, L A Ravi, V Ganesh, Namrata Jayaharan
Wallenberg syndrome (lateral medullary syndrome) is a type of posterior circulation stroke resulting in brainstem infarction which is most often caused by occlusion of vertebral artery or posterior in...


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