Subjects with Lesch-Nyhan disease and Lesch-Nyhan variant have significant reductions in brain size in the basal ganglia as well as several cortical areas.
Sabsevitz and associates report a correlation between Functional MRI results and language dysfunction following anterior temporal lobectomy in the treatment of medically refractory epilepsy.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) due to a ruptured cerebral aneurysm is a disorder that is without apparent cause and is generally impossible to predict. This study suggests that there are a number of SAH risk factors related to lifestyle that are, in fact, modifiable.
Avierinos and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic have used the Olmstead County, Minn, Data Base to study the association between mitral valve prolapse and ischemic neurological events.
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Among 54 patients with essential hyperhidrosis, 24 underwent T2/T3 sympathicotomy and were compared to 30 subsequent patients treated by selective T3 sympathicotomy.
Among 359 patients with bladder cancer confirmed by tissue diagnosis and seen between 1962 and 2001 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, 14% (n = 52) developed neurological complications.
In this report by Klein and colleagues, the clinical features of a series of 18 patients evaluated at the Mayo Clinic for autonomic dysfunction are presented.
In this paper, Sato and colleagues conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the effect of 3 days of treatment with steroid pulse therapy in neuroleptic malignant syndrome.