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Improving awareness, knowledge and attitude of epilepsy using an Interactive Animated Epilepsy Education Programme (IAEEP) among Malaysian teachers and students [2018] - 428KB
by Choong Yi Fong, Jen Chun Foo, Ann Nie Kong, Ahmad Mohamed Rithauddin, Azirah Adnan, Pei Lin Lua, Kher Hui Ng
Background: Improving awareness, knowledge and attittude (AKA) of teachers and students about epilepsy is an important step to reduce the stigma experienced by children with epilepsy. To date there ar...

Dynamic postural stability in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy and relationship to presence of autonomic neuropathy [2018] - 625KB
by Jong Ha Baek, Hosu Kim, Kyong Young Kim, Min-Kyun Oh, Ki-Jong Park, Yoon Young Cho, Soo Kyoung Kim, Jung Hwa Jung, Hyun-Jung Kim, Jaehoon Jung, Hee Suk Shin, Dawon Kang, Jong Ryeal Hahm
Diabetic neuropathy is a common complication that can negatively influence balance and is a major cause of falls. We evaluated the association between postural sway and diabetic autonomic neuropathy (...

Predisposing conditions and outcome in adult patients with recurrent pneumococcal meningitis [2018] - 276KB
by Ruxandra Moroti, Ioana Diana Olaru, Cristian-Mihail Niculae, Eliza Manea, Raluca Elena Jipa, Adriana Hristea
Introduction: Recurrent pneumococcal meningitis is a relatively rare condition associated with predisposing factors. The objective of the study was to evaluate the characteristics and predisposing fac...

Tuberculous optochiasmatic arachnoiditis and optochiasmatic tuberculoma in Malaysia [2018] - 1,733KB
by Mei-Ling Sharon TAI, Shanthi VISWANATHAN, Kartini RAHMAT, Heng Thay CHONG, Wan Zhen GOH, Esther Kar Mun YEOW, Tsun Haw TOH, Chong Tin TAN
Background & Objectives: Arachnoiditis which involves the optic chiasm and optic nervecan rarely occurs in the patients with tuberculous meningitis (TBM). The primary objective of this study was to de...

Non-motor symptoms in Thai Parkinson’s disease patients: Prevalence and associated factors [2018] - 261KB
by Kusuma Samart
Background & Objective: To identify the prevalence, pattern, associated factors of non-motor symptoms (NMS) in a cohort of Thai Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients from the Surin province, Northeast T...

The diagnostic accuracy of the Thai dementia screening scale for primary care in the community [2018] - 447KB
by Orawan Silpakit, Sukon Chomchuen, Somsri Kittipongpisal
Objective: To validate the Thai dementia screening scale (DSS) in the community setting in Thailand. Methods: A 3-step approach was used. First, a door-to-door survey was carried out by 36 community h...

The diagnostic accuracy of the Thai dementia assessment tools for secondary care [2018] - 455KB
by Orawan Silpakit, Somsri Kittipongpisal, Sukon Chomchuen
Objective: To validate the Thai dementia assessment tools for secondary care and to apply them in the community setting. Methods: First, staff attended a one-day workshop on study protocol where they ...

Ramsay Hunt syndrome presenting with abducens nerve palsy followed by V, VII, VIII, IX, and X nerve palsies [2018] - 914KB
by Shi-Lin Yang, Jun-Fang Zhang, Li Zhang, Ming Zhu
Ramsay Hunt syndrome, associated with varicella zoster virus infection is characterized by herpes zoster oticus, facial nerve palsy, and cochleovestibular symptoms. Ramsay Hunt syndrome associated cra...

Atypical parkinsonism with marked asymmetry due to a superimposed developmental venous anomaly [2018] - 345KB
by Young Eun Huh, Jonguk Kim, Won-Chan Kim
Intracranial developmental venous anomalies (DVAs) are the most common cerebral vascular malformation and are usually asymptomatic. Movement disorders are rarely associated with DVAs within basal gang...

Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 presenting with chorea: Korean cases [2018] - 238KB
by Dallah Yoo, Jee-Young Lee, Beomseok Jeon
Spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2) is an expanded CAG repeat disorder in ATXN2 gene with a wide range of clinical phenotypes. Chorea has been reported as one of extrapyramidal symptoms of SCA2 patie...


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