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  1. Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune inflammatory disease of the central nervous system that often leads to premature incapacity for work. Therefore, the MSnetWork project implements a new form of care and purs...

    Authors: Sandra Meyer-Moock, Susan Raths, Katharina Strunk, Bernward Siebert, Katrin Hinkfoth, Markus Weih, Steffen Fleßa and Thomas Kohlmann
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:472
  2. Facial nerve schwannomas account for about 0.8% of all petrous mass lesions. Schwannomas of the greater superficial petrosal nerve (GSPN) are a rare subtype with few case-reports up to date.

    Authors: A. Kaywan Aftahy, Maximilian Groll, Arthur Wagner, Melanie Barz, Denise Bernhardt, Stephanie E. Combs, Bernhard Meyer, Jens Gempt and Chiara Negwer
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:470
  3. Hereditary transthyretin (ATTRv) amyloidosis is a rare, genetically heterogeneous and phenotypically variable systemic disease characterized by deposition of misfolded transthyretin fibrils in various tissues....

    Authors: Andreas Thimm, Sara Oubari, Julia Hoffmann, Alexander Carpinteiro, Maria Papathanasiou, Peter Luedike, Lukas Kessler, Christoph Rischpler, Christoph Röcken, Isabel Diebold, Tienush Rassaf, Hartmut Schmidt, Christoph Kleinschnitz and Tim Hagenacker
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:469
  4. Disorders of consciousness (DoC) are severe neurological conditions in which consciousness is impaired to various degrees. They are caused by injury or malfunction of neural systems regulating arousal and awar...

    Authors: L. Willacker, T. M. Raiser, M. Bassi, A. Bender, A. Comanducci, M. Rosanova, N. Sobel, A. Arzi, L. Belloli, S. Casarotto, M. Colombo, C. C. Derchi, E. Fló Rama, E. Grill, M. Hohl, K. Kuehlmeyer…
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:468
  5. Neuronal damage in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is common, but the extent and mechanisms are unclear. Neurofilament light (NfL) concentrations rise in plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) during neuronal...

    Authors: Kristoffer A. Zervides, Shorena Janelidze, Jessika Nystedt, Birgitta Gullstrand, Petra Nilsson, Pia C. Sundgren, Anders A. Bengtsson, Oskar Hansson and Andreas Jönsen
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:467
  6. Electroconvulsive therapy is used to treat depression and schizophrenia with infrequent use in pediatric patients. We report a case of an adolescent with autism spectrum disorder and acute catatonia that prese...

    Authors: Joseph Vithayathil, Colbey Freeman, Marin Jacobwitz, Erin Simon Schwartz and Sonika Agarwal
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:466
  7. Evidence regarding the relationship between preoperative platelet and 30-day postoperative mortality of intracranial tumor patients undergoing craniotomy is still limited. Therefore, the present research was c...

    Authors: Yufei Liu, Haofei Hu, Zongyang Li, Jihu Yang, Xiejun Zhang, Lei Chen, Fanfan Chen, Weiping Li, Nan Ji and Guodong Huang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:465
  8. The sheer number of measures evaluating mobility and inconsistencies in terminology make it challenging to extract potential core domains and items. Automating a portion of the data synthesis would allow us to...

    Authors: Rehab Alhasani, Mathieu Godbout, Audrey Durand, Claudine Auger, Anouk Lamontagne and Sara Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:464
  9. Sudden onset of severe headache is the most common presentation of a ruptured intracranial aneurysm. Similar symptoms can be caused by pituitary apoplexy, and radiological examination is needed to distinguish...

    Authors: Nutnicha Pattaravimonporn, Wasawat Muninthorn, Thanwa Sudsang, Ake Hansasuta, Dararat Chiewchalermsri and Chutintorn Sriphrapradang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:463
  10. Epileptic spasms are a devastating form of early infantile epileptic encephalopathy (EIEE) with various etiologies. Early diagnosis and a shorter lead time to treatment are crucial to stop the seizures and opt...

    Authors: Kullasate Sakpichaisakul, Rachata Boonkrongsak, Punjama Lertbutsayanukul, Nareenart Iemwimangsa, Sommon Klumsathian, Bhakbhoom Panthan and Objoon Trachoo
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:461
  11. Even undergoing mechanical thrombectomy (MT), patients with acute vertebrobasilar artery occlusion (AVBAO) still have a high rate of mortality. Tirofiban is a novel antiplatelet agent which is now widely empir...

    Authors: Xiding Pan, Mengyi Xu, Yuxiang Fei, Shiteng Lin, Yapeng Lin, Jianjun Zou and Jie Yang
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:460

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Neurology 2022 22:502

  12. Postoperative delirium (POD) is an acute mental disorder that often occurs in the elderly after surgery. It can delay functional recovery, extend hospital stay, and increase 1-year mortality and financial cost...

    Authors: Wenchao Zhang, Shuang Han and Jianli Li
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:459
  13. As a meaningful subtype of ischemic stroke in Asians, Branch atheromatous disease (BAD)-related stroke is associated with high early neurological deterioration (END) and disability, but is understudied and wit...

    Authors: Shengde Li, Jun Ni, Xiaoyuan Fan, Ming Yao, Feng Feng, Dongxue Li, Jianxun Qu, Yicheng Zhu, Lixin Zhou and Bin Peng
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:458
  14. In the present study, we examined the distinguishing ability of a mild cognitive impairment (MCI) assessment tool for rapid screening using a computer (MARC) for Alzheimer’s disease dementia (ADD), MCI, and no...

    Authors: Minoru Kouzuki, Madoka Miyamoto, Nobuto Tanaka and Katsuya Urakami
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:457
  15. To investigate functional changes in brain resting-state networks (RSNs) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea–hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) and their correlations with sleep breathing disorders and neurocognit...

    Authors: Yaqing He, Junkang Shen, Xiang Wang, Qiaozhen Wu, Jiacheng Liu and Yiding Ji
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:456
  16. Myasthenia Gravis requires expert treatment from specialized neurologists. In Germany, this treatment is mainly provided by 18 Integrated Myasthenia Centers (iMZ) accredited by the German Myasthenia Gravis Ass...

    Authors: Maike Stein, Sarah Hoffmann, Lea Gerischer, Frauke Stascheit, David Legg, Andreas Meisel and Sophie Lehnerer
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:455
  17. Behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) has been related to different genetic factors. Identifying multimodal phenotypic heterogeneity triggered by various genetic influences is critical for improvi...

    Authors: Hernando Santamaría-García, Natalia Ogonowsky, Sandra Baez, Nicole Palacio, Pablo Reyes, Michael Schulte, Andrea López, Diana Matallana and Agustín Ibanez
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:454
  18. Irregular hematoma is considered as a risk sign of hematoma expansion. The aim of this study was to quantify hematoma irregularity with computed tomography based on 3D Slicer.

    Authors: Liping Cao, Meng Liu, Mengmeng Wang, Jian Ding, Keshi Mao, Kefeng Liu and Song Li
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:452
  19. Authors: Ali M. Alam, Jian P. K. Chen, Greta K. Wood, Bethany Facer, Maneesh Bhojak, Kumar Das, Sylviane Defres, Anthony Marson, Julia Granerod, David Brown, Rhys H. Thomas, Simon S. Keller, Tom Solomon and Benedict D. Michael
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:451

    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2022 22:412

  20. Stroke is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Recently, stroke prognosis estimation has received much attention. This study investigates the prognostic role of aspartate transaminase/alanine tra...

    Authors: Mona Asghari Ahmadabad, Arvin Naeimi, Arman Keymoradzadeh, Shahriar Faghani, Mina Asghari Ahmadabad, Nasim Athari Boroujeni, Hanieh Mohammadpour and Alia Saberi
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:450
  21. We report a case of recurrent primary intraventricular synovial sarcoma of the brain with no extracranial primary, initially reported as a haemangiopericytoma. We believe this is the first reported case of pri...

    Authors: Anna McCool, Clinton Turner, Sarah Turner, Peter Heppner and Frank Saran
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:447
  22. Stroke is one of the most common causes of disability among adults. Post-stroke depression (PSD) is a frequent neuropsychiatric complication in stroke patients. Despite the increasing prevalence of stroke, the...

    Authors: Ephrem Fantu, Workagegnehu Hailu, Nebiyu Bekele, Tewodros Tsegaye, Melaku Tadesse and Mezgebu Silamsaw Asres
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:446
  23. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is positively associated with unfavorable outcomes in patients with cerebral infarction. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between the NLR and the short-...

    Authors: Mingfeng Zhai, Shugang Cao, Xinlin Wang, Yingli Liu, Feng Tu, Mingwu Xia and Zongyou Li
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:445

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Neurology 2023 23:51

  24. Food-borne botulism is a rare neuromuscular junction disorder due to the effect of toxins released from Clostridium botulinum ingested by eating improperly stored food. Its classic manifestation is a rapidly e...

    Authors: Francesco Crescenzo, Raffaele Del Colle, Domenico Ajena, Matteo Stecca, Laura Ferigo, Francesca Rossi and Michelangelo Turazzini
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:444
  25. People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have a high fall rate and many falls are associated with turns. Despite this, there is minimal research on effects of rehabilitation on the quality of turns. Further, quant...

    Authors: LA King, P Carlson-Kuhta, JL Wilhelm, JA Lapidus, ML Dale, LS Talman, N Barlow, M Mancini and FB Horak
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:442
  26. Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is generally considered to be monophasic, and recurrent GBS (RGBS) is very rare. Pharyngeal-cervical-brachial (PCB) is a less common variant of GBS. There have been no cases repor...

    Authors: Haihui Luan, Peng Zhang, Mingqing Zhen, Mei Li, Xiaowei Wang and Jianghua Xu
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:441
  27. The Greek Society of Migraine and Headache Patients (GSMHP), maintaining a strong commitment to research and information, conducted its second web-based online survey named "Migraine in Greece—2020", following...

    Authors: Emmanouil V. Dermitzakis, Aikaterini Kouroudi, Andreas A. Argyriou, Konstantinos C. Spingos, Konstantinos Bilias and Michail Vikelis
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:440
  28. Narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) is a rare and chronic neurological disease characterized by sudden sleep attacks, overwhelming daytime drowsiness, and cataplexy. When associated with a sudden loss of muscle tone (cata...

    Authors: João H. C. Campos, Ana C. R. Aguilar, Fernando Antoneli, Giselle Truzzi, Marcelo R. S. Briones, Renata C. Ferreira and Fernando M. S. Coelho
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:439
  29. Idiopathic basal ganglia calcification (IBGC) is a genetic disorder of the nervous system commonly known as Fahr disease. IBGC patients with a genetic background are considered to have primary familial brain c...

    Authors: Meiying Li, Qin Fu, Liangxu Xiang, Yingwei Zheng, Wenjing Ping and Yongjun Cao
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:438
  30. Essential thrombocythemia (ET) is a rare cause of stroke. The V617F mutation in the Janus kinase 2 (JAK2) gene is one of the most typical mutations in ET and has been shown to be a risk factor for stroke, espe...

    Authors: Ran Yan, Donghua Mi, Xin Qiu and Zixiao Li
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:437
  31. This study aimed to compare the incidence of cerebral ischemia and outcomes between surgical clipping and endovascular coiling in patients with posterior communicating artery (PCoA) aneurysms.

    Authors: Yuankun Cai, Tingbao Zhang, Jingwei Zhao, Guo Li, Jincao Chen, Wenyuan Zhao and Nanxiang Xiong
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:436
  32. Delayed-onset post stroke cognitive impairment (PSCI) results from secondary neurodegeneration induced by stroke. Whereas targeted prevention or treatment strategies are still missing due to lack of evidences....

    Authors: Ziyu Liu, Wenhui Lu, Ling Gao, Xiaojuan Guo, Jie Liu, Fan Gao, Kang Huo, Jin Wang and Qiumin Qu
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:435
  33. Overlap syndromes of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis and MOG-mediated demyelination have been reported. In this case we provide a long-term longitudinal follow-up of clinical and imaging characteristics as wel...

    Authors: Klaus Berek, Astrid Grams, Christian Uprimny, Manuela Prieschl, Melanie Ramberger, Iris Unterberger, Florian Deisenhammer, Markus Reindl and Harald Hegen
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:434
  34. Meningeal carcinomatosis is mainly associated with breast cancer, lung cancer, and melanoma. However, meningeal carcinomatosis secondary to a neurenteric cyst with malignant features is extremely rare.

    Authors: Min Chu, Leiming Wang, Hong Ye, Junjie Li, Dehong Lu, Yueshan Piao and Liyong Wu
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:433
  35. Pisa syndrome (PS), characterized by lateral trunk flexion, is quite common in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Patients with PS are older and have a significantly longer disease duration, more severe m...

    Authors: Eriko Igami, Motoki Fujimaki, Mai Shimizu, Yuta Ishiguro, Takuma Kodama, Yasuyuki Okuma, Nobutaka Hattori and Kazuyuki Noda
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:432
  36. Motor neuron disease (MND) is a rapidly progressive, fatal neurodegenerative disease that predominantly affects motor neurons from the motor cortex to the spinal cord and causes progressive wasting and weakeni...

    Authors: Rebecca L. Gould, Benjamin J. Thompson, Charlotte Rawlinson, Pavithra Kumar, David White, Marc A. Serfaty, Christopher D. Graham, Lance M. McCracken, Matt Bursnall, Mike Bradburn, Tracey Young, Robert J. Howard, Ammar Al-Chalabi, Laura H. Goldstein, Vanessa Lawrence, Cindy Cooper…
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:431
  37. The aim of the study was to determine whether the combination of Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) and Pupil responses score (GCSP) with arterial lactate level would be an index to predict the short term prognosis in p...

    Authors: Yu-Mei Wang, Ning Zhu, Yi-Min Zhou, Rui Su, Hong-Liang Li and Jian-Xin Zhou
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:430
  38. C1q/TNF-related protein 9 (CTRP9) and adiponectin (APN) have beneficial metabolic regulatory and vasoprotective effects. This study explored alteration of CTRP9 and APN multimers during onset of ischemic strok...

    Authors: Yan-Qing Zhang, Yan-Wei Zhang, Jian-Li Dai, Chen Li, Wen-Qing Wang, Hai-Feng Zhang, Wayne Bond Lau, Xiao-Ming Wang, Xiao-Gang Liu and Rong Li
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:429
  39. Myosin heavy chain (MyHC) isoforms define the three major muscle fiber types in human extremity muscles. Slow beta/cardiac MyHC (MYH7) is expressed in type 1 muscle fibers. MyHC IIa (MYH2) and MyHC IIx (MYH1) are...

    Authors: Carola Hedberg-Oldfors, Ólöf Elíasdóttir, Mats Geijer, Christopher Lindberg and Anders Oldfors
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:428
  40. Vaccination is an important public health strategy; however, many neurological adverse effects are associated with COVID-19 vaccination, being encephalitis a rare manifestation.

    Authors: Miguel A. Vences, Mary M. Araujo-Chumacero, Edu Cardenas, Diego Canales, Arturo Alvarez, Ebelin Barja, Maria Fe Albujar and Diego Urrunaga-Pastor
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:427
  41. Seizures can be part of the clinical presentation of central nervous system (CNS) infections. We describe patients suspected of a neurological infection who present with a seizure and study diagnostic accuracy...

    Authors: Sabine E. Olie, Ingeborg E. van Zeggeren, Liora ter Horst, Diederik van de Beek and Matthijs C. Brouwer
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:426
  42. Spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) is an X-linked recessive hereditary neuromuscular disorder caused by the expanded trinucleotide repeat in the androgen receptors gene. The major clinical manifestation...

    Authors: Guang Ji, Rui Huang, Xiaomeng Zhou, Cuifang Cao, Qiong Wu, Zhenfei Li, Hui Dong, Xueqin Song and Yaling Liu
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:425
  43. Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (CNS) in which antibodies within the serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) target NMDA receptors. ...

    Authors: Peng Bai, Bin Liu, Min Li, Mei Chun, Xiangling Ma and Jin Zhen
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:424
  44. We designed a new multi-modal version of the MSmonitor, called the MSmonitor-Plus and Video calling Care (MPVC), a self-management and education program with e-health interventions that combines frequent use o...

    Authors: M. Hoving, P. J. Jongen, S. M. A. A. Evers, M. A. Edens and E. M. P. E. Zeinstra
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:423
  45. Studying comorbidities with migraine aids in a better understanding of its pathophysiology and potential therapeutic targets. This case-control study aimed to study the impact of insulin resistance and metabol...

    Authors: Mona Ali, Mona Hussein, Rehab Magdy, Ahmed Khamis, Salsabil Abo Al-Azayem, Asmaa M Othman, Aya Ahmed and Wesam Osama
    Citation: BMC Neurology 2022 22:422

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