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The patient is unable to manipulate her hand in response to a command. (Contributed by Dr. Joseph Jankovic.)
Jul. 27, 2020
Sleep-related rhythmic movement disorder consists of repetitive, stereotyped, and rhythmic motor behaviors (not tremor) that involve large muscle groups, such as head banging and rocking or rolling of the head or body, with a rate of 0.5 to 2 per second. Sleep-related movements usually occur in infants and young children, but can also be found in adults, and the prevalence decreases with increasing age.
Mar. 29, 2021
Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
Sep. 05, 2021
May. 16, 2021
Sleep bruxism is a repetitive jaw-muscle activity characterized by clenching or grinding of the teeth or by bracing or thrusting of the mandible. A sequential change from autonomic and brain cortical activities precedes sleep bruxism, and growing evidence indicates that emotions, psychological stress and predisposition to anxiety can play a role in onset.
Oct. 27, 2020
Neurologic manifestations of poliomyelitis include aseptic meningitis, polioencephalitis, bulbar poliomyelitis, and paralytic poliomyelitis. As many as 20% to 30% of individuals who develop paralytic poliomyelitis may suffer from post-polio syndrome, which includes new muscle weakness, pain, atrophy, and fatigue many years after the acute illness.
Jan. 08, 2015
Mar. 20, 2021
Pilocytic astrocytoma is classified by the World Health Organization as a grade 1 tumor: low-grade astrocytoma with an indolent course, in most cases. MRI typically shows a cystic mass with an enhancing mural nodule. A small percentage of cases will have a more aggressive course. Gross total resection may be curative in many cases.
Aug. 25, 2018