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Gadolinium-enhanced MR scan showing a single surgically accessible right frontal metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma. (Contributed by Dr. Mariza Daras.)
General Child Neurology
Jan. 18, 2021
Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) for migraine prevention target calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor or CGRP itself, based on CGRP's role in migraine pathogenesis. MAbs have proven effective in preventing episodic and chronic migraine.
Mar. 24, 2021
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a blood clot of a cerebral vein in the brain that prevents blood from draining out of the brain. CVT is associated with an extensive range of medical disorders and is a rare but important cause of stroke. The clinical manifestations are myriad and depend on the venous anatomy. However, involvement of multiple sinuses occurs in about half of cases.
Dec. 02, 2020
Peripheral neuropathy is often the presenting feature of the vasculitides, with acute or subacute onset of painful weakness and sensory loss in the distribution of individual peripheral or cranial nerves. Vasculitic neuropathy can occur as a primary condition with systemic vasculitis, or secondary to infection or connective tissue disorders.
Jan. 11, 2021
Headache & Pain
May. 23, 2021
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of an infant (<1 year old) that is unexplained by careful review of history, autopsy,
Feb. 14, 2021
Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome is a rare cortical form of supranuclear (pseudobulbar) palsy caused by bilateral anterior opercular lesions; in this syndrome there is an “automatic-voluntary dissociation” of motor function of lower cranial nerves. Manifestations include volitional paralysis of masticatory, facial, pharyngeal, and lingual muscles innervated by cranial nerves V, VII, IX, X, and XII, with preserved autonomic and emotional innervation of these muscles. There are 5 predominant clinical groups of Foix-Chavany-Marie syndrome.
Oct. 21, 2020
May. 04, 2021