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Table shows inheritance and genetic defects of cerebral amyloid angiopathies. (Contributed by Dr. Chelsea S Kidwell.)
Neuropharmacology & Neurotherapeutics
May. 15, 2021
Disorders of calcium metabolism, including hyper- or hypofunction of parathyroid hormone, are frequently overlooked causes of muscle dysfunction. Presentation is often nondescript, with mild proximal weakness, muscle pain, and a normal CK. Management of myopathies related to parathyroid disorders requires treatment of the primary cause, eg, removal of an adenoma in primary hyperparathyroidism or vitamin D and calcium replacement in osteomalacia.
Mar. 06, 2020
Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders
Executive dysfunction includes a range of cognitive, emotional and behavioral difficulties which can occur after stroke, tumor, trauma, or other injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. The executive dysfunction syndrome includes orbitofrontal, medial, and dorsolateral variants.
Oct. 24, 2020
Childhood Degenerative & Metabolic Disorders
Sep. 06, 2020
Jun. 01, 2020
Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Cerebrovascular localization of specific stroke syndromes can be determined because of predictable vascular supply to different brain regions. Improved imaging techniques have allowed for inference of stroke pathogenesis based on anatomic localization of the syndrome.
Nov. 08, 2020
Valproic acid is used as an anticonvulsant drug to treat multiple seizure types, as well as for prevention of migraine and treatment of bipolar disorder. It is structurally unrelated to other antiepileptic drugs. The aim of therapy is to control seizures, continued for as long as seizure control is required.
Sep. 16, 2020
General Child Neurology
Nov. 09, 2020