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Movement disorders

This section covers all types and aspects of movement disorders. Topics of include, but are not limited to, Parkinson's Disease, transcranial magnetic stimulation, spasticity, dyskinesia, movement disorders, rehabilitation and spinal cord injury.

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  1. Frontotemporal lobar degeneration with ubiquitin and TDP-43 positive neuronal inclusions represents a novel entity (FTLD-TDP) that may be associated with motor neuron disease (FTLD-MND); involvement of extrapy...

    Authors: Robert Rusina, Gabor G Kovacs, Jindřich Fiala, Jakub Hort, Petr Ridzoň, Iva Holmerová, Thomas Ströbel and Radoslav Matěj

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:50

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  2. Because of the subjective nature of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) symptoms and the impact of these symptoms on sleep, patient-reported outcomes (PROs) play a prominent role as study endpoints in clinical trials...

    Authors: Daniel M Canafax, Abhijeet Bhanegaonkar, Murtuza Bharmal and Michael Calloway

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:48

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  3. In idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) the clinical features are heterogeneous and include different predominant symptoms. The aim of the present study was to determine the relationship between subregional aro...

    Authors: Sayaka Asari, Ken-ichi Fujimoto, Akihiro Miyauchi, Toshihiko Sato, Imaharu Nakano and Shin-ichi Muramatsu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:35

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  4. Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder with a lifetime prevalence of 3-10%. in European studies. However, the diagnosis of RLS in primary care remains low and mistreatment is common.

    Authors: Diego Garcia-Borreguero, Paul Stillman, Heike Benes, Heiner Buschmann, K Ray Chaudhuri, Victor M Gonzalez Rodríguez, Birgit Högl, Ralf Kohnen, Giorgio Carlo Monti, Karin Stiasny-Kolster, Claudia Trenkwalder, Anne-Marie Williams and Marco Zucconi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:28

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  5. Various functional resonance imaging, magnetoencephalographic and lesion studies suggest the involvement of the insular cortex in the control of swallowing. However, the exact location of insular activation du...

    Authors: Peter Sörös, Faisal Al-Otaibi, Savio WH Wong, J Kevin Shoemaker, Seyed M Mirsattari, Vladimir Hachinski and Ruth E Martin

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:20

    Content type: Case report

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  6. The clinical presentation in progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), an atypical parkinsonian disorder, includes varying degrees of frontal dysexecutive symptoms. Using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and tractog...

    Authors: Pia Kvickström, Bengt Eriksson, Danielle van Westen, Jimmy Lätt, Christina Elfgren and Christer Nilsson

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2011 11:13

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  7. Parkinson's disease (PD) patients have an increased risk of under-nutrition, but we are unaware of any population based prevalence studies of under-nutrition in PD. The main objective of this study was to iden...

    Authors: Ahmed F Jaafar, William K Gray, Bob Porter, Elizabeth J Turnbull and Richard W Walker

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2010 10:124

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  8. We report on the case of an established perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (pANCA) associated renal vasculitis being treated with prednisolone and rituximab, where the patient presented with leg w...

    Authors: Alexander J Hamilton, Duncan J Whitehead, Matthew D Bull and Richard J D'Souza

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2010 10:118

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Although some epidemiologic studies found inverse associations between alcohol drinking and Parkinson's disease (PD), the majority of studies found no such significant associations. Additionally, there is only...

    Authors: Wakaba Fukushima, Yoshihiro Miyake, Keiko Tanaka, Satoshi Sasaki, Chikako Kiyohara, Yoshio Tsuboi, Tatsuo Yamada, Tomoko Oeda, Takami Miki, Nobutoshi Kawamura, Nobutaka Sakae, Hidenao Fukuyama, Yoshio Hirota and Masaki Nagai

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2010 10:111

    Content type: Research article

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