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Magnetic resonance angiogram of the carotid bifurcations. (Contributed by Dr. Brian Silver.)
May. 17, 2021
Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders
Adenylosuccinate lyase (ADSL) deficiency is an autosomal recessive defect of purine metabolism, affecting purinosome assembly and reducing metabolite
Nov. 21, 2018
Headache & Pain
Retinal migraine is characterized by attacks of fully reversible monocular visual loss associated with migraine headache, consisting of partial or complete visual loss lasting less than one hour. Nearly half of reported cases with recurrent transient monocular visual loss subsequently experienced permanent monocular visual loss.
Sep. 02, 1994
General Child Neurology
Toxoplasma gondii is an important cause of congenital infections. When the infection occurs during pregnancy, the parasite can cross the placenta and
Mar. 24, 2021
Epilepsy & Seizures
Aug. 01, 2019
Neuro-Ophthalmology & Neuro-Otology
Painful ophthalmoplegia consists of periorbital or hemicranial pain with ipsilateral ocular motor nerve palsies. Idiopathic inflammation is most often the cause, sometimes associated with Tolosa-Hunt syndrome.
Jul. 25, 2020
Aug. 31, 2020
Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Apraxia refers to the inability to produce skilled movements as the result of brain damage, and does not affect unlearned, basic movements. Limb kinetic apraxia, ideokinetic or ideomotor, and ideational apraxia are the major subtypes. The most frequent etiology for apraxia is stroke, but it can also be observed in diseases including brain tumors, head injury, corticobasal syndrome, Alzheimer disease, progressive supranuclear palsy, and other degenerative illnesses.
Jul. 22, 2021