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  1. Since subjects with Rett syndrome (RTT) focus their attention mainly on the faces of people with whom they interact, in this study the role of a human-like smart interactive agent (an avatar) in enhancing cogn...

    Authors: Rosa Angela Fabio, Giorgia Pergolizzi, Andrea Nucita, Giancarlo Iannizzotto and Tindara Caprì

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:223

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  2. Presentation with massive systemic embolization as the initial manifestation of occult malignancy is infrequent. The standard management of cancer-related arterial thromboembolism has not yet been established.

    Authors: Zheng Wang, Jiangyong Miao, Lina Wang, Ying Liu, Hui Ji, Xiangjian Zhang and Lili Cui

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:221

    Content type: Case report

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  3. Retinal vasculopathy with cerebral leukoencephalopathy and systemic manifestations (RVCL-S) is an adult-onset rare monogenic microvasculopathy. Its typical neuroimaging features are punctate white matter lesio...

    Authors: Yuying Yan, Shuai Jiang, Ruilin Wang, Xiang Wang, Peng Li and Bo Wu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:219

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Cognitive impairment is one of the common features of multiple sclerosis (MS). Despite high prevalence, cognitive decline is often overlooked by neurologists. The Brief International Cognitive Assessment for M...

    Authors: Nazibrola Botchorishvili, Nino Shiukashvili, Nina Mikeladze, Ann Dzagnidze, Nino Mikava, Maia Tighashvili and Marina Janelidze

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:218

    Content type: Research

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  5. Lacosamide (LCM) is the antiepileptic drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2008 that facilitates slow activation of the voltage-gated sodium channels. Neutropenia and cardiac events includ...

    Authors: Makoto Shibata, Reona Hoshino, Chisato Shimizu, Masayuki Sato, Natsumi Furuta and Yoshio Ikeda

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:217

    Content type: Case report

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  6. The concept of clinical ethics consultation (CECs) was implemented to provide support in ethical controversies in clinical settings and are offered in at least every second hospital in Germany. Neurological di...

    Authors: Benjamin Ilse, Bernd Alt-Epping, Albrecht Günther, Jan Liman and Alfred Simon

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:216

    Content type: Research

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  7. Chronic inflamed tissue in nasal cavity is a rare complication of transsphenoidal approach (TSA). Inflamed tissue is rich in blood vessels, which can lead to frequent nosebleeds. In addition, chronic inflammat...

    Authors: Ja Yoon Kim, Yong Bae Kim and Joonho Chung

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:215

    Content type: Case report

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  8. DDMS is a rare disease diagnosed by clinical and radiological characteristics. But the complexity of radiological and clinical manifestations of DDMS has become a challenge diagnostically. To date, the reporte...

    Authors: Bing Wang, Wentao Jiang, Weiqiang Yan, Jianhong Tian, Jianxing Xu, Yulin Li, Yanzhen Zhao, Yi Dai, Guanxun Cheng and Gangqiang Hou

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:213

    Content type: Research

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  9. Primary right brachium pontis germinoma with hypertrophic olivary degeneration (HOD) is extremely rare. A preoperative diagnosis is challenging due to the absence of characterized clinical and neuroimaging fea...

    Authors: Yanong Li, Peng Wang, Jin Feng, Jiayi Wang, Jing Zhang and Xiaoguang Qiu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:210

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrhythmia and has been identified as a major risk factor for acute ischemic stroke (AIS). Gender differences in the disease process, causative mechanisms and outco...

    Authors: Chase Rathfoot, Camron Edrissi, Carolyn Breauna Sanders, Krista Knisely, Nicolas Poupore and Thomas Nathaniel

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:209

    Content type: Research

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  11. Cerebrovascular disorders have occurred more frequently in some Central Nervous System (CNS) disorders, such as epilepsy. Some CNS drugs have been associated with increased stroke risk. Our aim was to estimate...

    Authors: Maria Giner-Soriano, Josep Ramon Marsal, Ainhoa Gomez-Lumbreras and Rosa Morros

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:208

    Content type: Research

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  12. Treating chordoma through surgery alone is often ineffective. Thus, surgery often performed with irradiation, with a reported 5-year survival rate of 60–75%. The clinical course varies, and disease rarity prev...

    Authors: Yoshikazu Ogawa, Hidefumi Jokura and Teiji Tominaga

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:207

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Ala97Ser transthyretin amyloidosis-associated polyneuropathy (ATTRA97S-PN) is a rare form of inherited polyneuropathy, usually manifesting with late-onset (> 50) progressive polyneuropathy. This mutation is mo...

    Authors: Nath Pasutharnchat, Chamaiporn Taychargumpoo, Yongkasem Vorasettakarnkij and Jakkrit Amornvit

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:206

    Content type: Research

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  14. Heterogenous central nervous system (CNS) neurologic manifestations of polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) are underrecognized. We review three cases of patients with PAN that illustrate a range of nervous system patho...

    Authors: Cathra Halabi, Erika K. Williams, Ramin A. Morshed, Mauro Caffarelli, Christine Anastasiou, Tarik Tihan, Daniel Cooke, Adib A. Abla, Christopher F. Dowd, Vinil Shah, Sharon Chung and Megan B. Richie

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:205

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Since the nineteenth century, a great variety of crossed brainstem syndromes (CBS) have been described in the medical literature. A CBS typically combines ipsilateral cranial nerves deficits to contralateral l...

    Authors: Nathan Beucler, Sébastien Boissonneau, Aurélia Ruf, Stéphane Fuentes, Romain Carron and Henry Dufour

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:204

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Autoimmune encephalitis (AE) is now considered a main, potentially curable cause of encephalitis, but remains conspicuously underreported from South Asia. We studied the clinical characteristics in relation to...

    Authors: Nilanka Wickramasinghe, Dhanushka Dasanayake, Neelika Malavige, Rajiva de Silva and Thashi Chang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:203

    Content type: Research

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  17. Spinal neuroarthropathy (SNA), also known as Charcot spine, is an uncommon aggressive arthropathy, secondary to loss of proprioceptive and nociceptive feedback from the spine. A diagnosis of SNA is frequently ...

    Authors: Barbara Limberger Nedel, Juliana Avila Duarte and Fernando Gerchman

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:202

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Characterization of prediagnostic Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and early prediction of subsequent development are critical for preventive interventions, risk stratification and understanding of disease pathology. ...

    Authors: William Yuan, Brett Beaulieu-Jones, Richard Krolewski, Nathan Palmer, Christine Veyrat-Follet, Francesca Frau, Caroline Cohen, Sylvie Bozzi, Meaghan Cogswell, Dinesh Kumar, Catherine Coulouvrat, Bruno Leroy, Tanya Z. Fischer, S. Pablo Sardi, Karen J. Chandross, Lee L. Rubin…

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:201

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  19. Subjective Memory Complaints (SMC) in elderly people due to preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease may be associated with dysregulation of the Kynurenine Pathway (KP), with an increase in neurotoxic metabolites that ...

    Authors: Julia K. Stroehlein, Solveig Vieluf, Philipp Zimmer, Alexander Schenk, Max Oberste, Christian Goelz, Franziska van den Bongard and Claus Reinsberger

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:200

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  20. The Low-profile Visualized Intraluminal Support (LVIS) device is a self-expanding, nitinol, single-braid, closed-cell device that was recently developed for endovascular embolization of intracranial aneurysms....

    Authors: Quanlong Hong, Wenqiang Li, Jing Ma, Peng Jiang and Yisen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:198

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Neurological outcome and mortality of patients suffering from poor grade subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) may have changed over time. Several factors, including patients’ characteristics, the presence of hydrocep...

    Authors: Elisa Gouvêa Bogossian, Daniela Diaferia, Andrea Minini, Narcisse Ndieugnou Djangang, Marco Menozzi, Lorenzo Peluso, Filippo Annoni, Jacques Creteur, Sophie Schuind, Olivier Dewitte and Fabio Silvio Taccone

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:196

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  22. The effects of BRAFnon-V600E and BRAFV600E on the outcomes and the molecular characteristics of adult glioma patients are unknown and need to be explored, although BRAFV600E has been extensively studied in pediat...

    Authors: Wei Wang, Maode Wang, Haitao Jiang, Tuo Wang and Rong Da

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:195

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  23. The impact of nocturnal disturbance (ND) in Parkinson’s disease on quality of life of patients in Western Countries is increasingly understood. Our study aimed to investigate ND prevalence and its quality of l...

    Authors: Guiying He, Chun-Feng Liu, Qinyong Ye, Zhenguo Liu, Miao Jin, Huifang Shang, Ling Chen, Houzhen Tuo, Hong Jiang, Jifu Cai, Kalpesh Joshi, James Cooper, Lu Zi and Shengdi Chen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:194

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  24. In patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), the disease’s complications and manifestations affect a person’s ability to function normally and leads to further disruptions in their education, family life, job opp...

    Authors: Atefeh Homayuni, Sedigheh Abedini, Zahra Hosseini, Masoud Etemadifar and Amin Ghanbarnejad

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:193

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  25. The relationship between the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and poor prognostics in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients who receive intravenous thrombolysis (IVT) remains controversial. The purpose of t...

    Authors: Chengbing Wang, Qian Zhang, Mingwei Ji, Jing Mang and Zhongxin Xu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:191

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  26. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of surgical resection and stereotactic biopsy on the complication rate, progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) of 70 patients diagnosed at a ...

    Authors: Shiqiang Wu, Junwen Wang, Weihua Liu, Feng Hu, Kai Zhao, Wei Jiang, Ting Lei and Kai Shu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:190

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  27. There are numerous barriers to identifying patients with silent brain infarcts (SBIs) and white matter disease (WMD) in routine clinical care. A natural language processing (NLP) algorithm may identify patient...

    Authors: Lester Y. Leung, Sunyang Fu, Patrick H. Luetmer, David F. Kallmes, Neel Madan, Gene Weinstein, Vance T. Lehman, Charlotte H. Rydberg, Jason Nelson, Hongfang Liu and David M. Kent

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:189

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  28. Abnormal hypoperfusion on the surgical side after carotid artery stenting is rare. Neurological deterioration caused by it is deceptive, which can easily lead to misdiagnosis. The mechanism of hypoperfusion ha...

    Authors: Zhizhong Yan, Zhonghua Shi, Yuhai Wang, Chunlei Zhang, Huize Liu, Jin Cai and Xin Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:188

    Content type: Case report

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  29. To date, the genetic contribution to Parkinson’s disease (PD) remains unclear. Mutations in the collagen type VI alpha 3 (COL6A3) gene were recently identified as a cause of isolated dystonia. Since PD and dyston...

    Authors: Chong-Yao Jin, Ran Zheng, Zhi-Hao Lin, Nai-Jia Xue, Ying Chen, Ting Gao, Yi-Qun Yan, Yi Fang, Ya-Ping Yan, Xin-Zhen Yin, Jun Tian, Jia-Li Pu and Bao-Rong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:187

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  30. When dizziness/vertigo patients presented with balance disorder, it will bring severe morbidity. There is currently lack of research to explore risk factor related balance disorder in dizziness patients, espec...

    Authors: Zhentang Cao, Cuiting Zhu, Yanan Zhou, Yan Wang, Meimei Chen, Yi Ju and Xingquan Zhao

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:186

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  31. Morvan syndrome (MoS) is a rare autoimmune syndrome associated with antibodies against two kinds of potassium channel proteins, contactin associated protein-like 2 (CASPR2) and leucine-rich glioma inactivated ...

    Authors: Shui-Jing Zhang, Yan-Yan Xue, Hao Yu and Qing-Qing Tao

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:185

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Choosing a safe disease modifying therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging. This case series study was conducted to determine the incidence rate and the course of Covid-19 infection in MS/NMOSD pati...

    Authors: Sara Esmaeili, Mohammad Hossein Abbasi, Meysam Abolmaali, Mohammad Mojtahed, Seyedeh Niloufar Rafiei Alavi, Sevim Soleimani, Mahisa Mokhtari, Jaber Hatam, Samaneh Tanhapour Khotbehsara, Mohammad Reza Motamed, Mohammad Taghi Joghataei, Zahra Mirzaasgari and Mehdi Moghaddasi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:183

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  33. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a severe pain condition and the most common facial neuralgia. While microvascular decompression (MVD) presents an excellent treatment in neurovascular compression cases, percutaneo...

    Authors: Naureen Keric, Darius Kalasauskas, Sophia L. Kreth, Martin B. Glaser, Harald Krenzlin, Sven R. Kantelhardt and Florian Ringel

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:182

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  34. Camptocormia is common in patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA). The current study was aimed at assessing the frequency of camptocormia and its related factors in MSA patients with different disease dura...

    Authors: Ling Yu Zhang, Bei Cao, Qian-Qian Wei, Ru Wei Ou, Bi Zhao, Jing Yang, Ying Wu and Hui Fang Shang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:181

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  35. The present study aimed to determine the underlying genetic factors causing the possible Warburg micro syndrome (WARBM) phenotype in two Iranian patients.

    Authors: Raziyeh Khalesi, Ehsan Razmara, Golareh Asgaritarghi, Ali Reza Tavasoli, Yasser Riazalhosseini, Daniel Auld and Masoud Garshasbi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:180

    Content type: Case report

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  36. An important cause of hemisensory syndrome is ischemic stroke. However, the diagnostic yield of neuroradiological imaging on hemisensory syndrome is low. Therefore, we aim to describe patients hospitalized wit...

    Authors: Pei Xuan Koh, Joanna Ti, Seyed Ehsan Saffari, Zhen Yu Isis Claire Lim and Tianming Tu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:179

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  37. Migraine is a primary headache disorder and is the most common disabling primary headache disorder that occurs in children and adolescents. A recent study showed that paranasal air suction can provide relief t...

    Authors: S. M. R. Bandara, S. Samita, A. M. Kiridana and H. M. M. T. B. Herath

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:176

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  38. Galcanezumab is a calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibody (mAb) indicated for the preventive treatment of migraine. While galcanezumab has demonstrated efficacy in patients who did not respo...

    Authors: Dulanji K. Kuruppu, Joshua Tobin, Yan Dong, Sheena K. Aurora, Laura Yunes-Medina and A. Laine Green

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:175

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  39. The aim of this work is to analyze the reports on cluster headache attacks collected online in the citizen science project CLUE with respect to the effectiveness of drugs taken during the attacks. The collecti...

    Authors: Johannes Drescher, Andreas Khouri, Tina Katharina Amann, Charly Gaul, Peter Kropp, Yannic Siebenhaar and Jörg Scheidt

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2021 21:174

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