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Section of hippocampus stained with modified Bielschowsky silver method illustrating large numbers of neurofibrillary tangles in the CA1 region. (Contributed by Dr. David Geldmacher.)
Jul. 07, 2021
Epilepsy & Seizures
EEG is the most useful test for evaluation of possible epilepsy, and can help classify the seizure type or epilepsy syndrome. Diagnosis is supported by interictal epileptiform discharges on the EEG and can be confirmed when EEG records an ictal rhythm during a seizure.
Apr. 09, 2021
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Strategies for secondary stroke prevention include blood pressure lowering, cholesterol reduction with statins, smoking cessation, antiplatelet therapy, and specific interventions such as carotid revascularization. 23% of strokes that occur in the US per year are recurrent, and nearly one-sixth of ischemic strokes are preceded by a transient ischemic attack.
Jul. 21, 2021
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Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
Sep. 04, 2021
Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurobehavioral disorder chiefly manifested by motor and phonic tics. Most patients with TS have a variety of behavioral comorbidities, including obsessive-compulsive behavior, attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity, and impulse control disorder. TS is considered a genetic disorder, often inherited bi-lineally. Treatment must be individualized and tailored to the needs of each patient.
May. 28, 2021
The main symptom of idiopathic hypersomnia is an irresistible urge to sleep despite adequate, or even excessive, nocturnal sleep, which lasts at least 3 months. Idiopathic hypersomnia can be associated with symptoms of autonomic nervous system dysregulation (orthostatic hypotension, syncope, headache, and Raynaud-type phenomena) and with significant sleep inertia. The cause of idiopathic hypersomnia remains unknown, but it is likely to be composed of several distinct disorders.
Jan. 03, 2021
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