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  1. Cytokines are possible mediators of neuroinflammation and associated with adverse outcome in neonatal encephalopathy (NE). Our aim was to explore cytokine response in children with Neonatal Encephalopathy (NE)...

    Authors: Zunera Zareen, Tammy Strickland, Victoria Mc Eneaney, Lynne A. Kelly, Denise McDonald, Deirdre Sweetman and Eleanor J. Molloy

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:115

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  2. Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a rare movement disorder with poor prognosis. This retrospective study aimed to characterize the natural history of PSP and to find predictors of shorter survival and fa...

    Authors: Shi-Shuang Cui, Hua-Wei Ling, Juan-Juan Du, Yi-Qi Lin, Jing Pan, Hai-Yan Zhou, Gang Wang, Ying Wang, Qin Xiao, Jun Liu, Yu-Yan Tan and Sheng-Di Chen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:114

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  3. Detection of brain-MRI T2/T2* gradient echo images (T2*GRE)-hypointensity can be compatible with iron accumulation and leads to a differential diagnosis work-up including neurodegeneration with brain iron accu...

    Authors: Stefania Scarlini, Francesco Cavallieri, Massimo Fiorini, Elisa Menozzi, Francesca Ferrara, Francesca Cavalleri, Chiara Reale, Barbara Garavaglia, Antonello Pietrangelo, Franco Valzania and Elena Corradini

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:113

    Content type: Case report

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  4. Patients with Alzheimer’s disease dementia (ADD) are thought to exhibit taste disorders; however, this has not been extensively studied. We investigated gustatory functions and factors affecting taste in patie...

    Authors: Minoru Kouzuki, Junya Ichikawa, Daiki Shirasagi, Fumiya Katsube, Yuuki Kobashi, Hideki Matsumoto, Huichia Chao, Shintaro Yoshida and Katsuya Urakami

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:110

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  5. French Guiana has the highest incidence of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke of all French territories. However, there is no further information on the epidemiology and management of stroke in French Guiana. Our...

    Authors: Dévi Rita Rochemont, Emmanuelle Mimeau, Caroline Misslin-Tritsch, Martine Papaix-Puech, Emmanuel Delmas, Yannick Bejot, Bertrand DeToffol, Isabelle Fournel and Mathieu Nacher

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:109

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  6. Bilateral medial medullary infarction (MMI) is uncommon and bilateral medial pons infarction (MPI) is even rarer. “Heart appearance” on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a characteristic presentation of bila...

    Authors: Zhi-Hua Zhou, Yun-Fan Wu, Wei-Feng Wu, Ai-Qun Liu, Qing-Yun Yu, Zhong-Xing Peng and Ming-Fan Hong

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:107

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Psoriasis is the most common chronic inflammatory condition involving the T helper cell system. Population studies have demonstrated that patients with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis have an increased ri...

    Authors: Joline M. Fan, David A. Solomon, Giselle Y. López, Jeffrey W. Hofmann, Rene A. Colorado, Anthony S. Kim, Karl Meisel and Cathra Halabi

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:106

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Evoked potentials (EPs) are a measure of the conductivity of the central nervous system. They are used to monitor disease progression of multiple sclerosis patients. Previous studies only extracted a few varia...

    Authors: Jan Yperman, Thijs Becker, Dirk Valkenborg, Veronica Popescu, Niels Hellings, Bart Van Wijmeersch and Liesbet M. Peeters

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:105

    Content type: Research Article

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  9. Telemedicine improves the quality of acute stroke care in rural regions with limited access to specialized stroke care. We report the first 2 years’ experience of implementing a comprehensive telemedical strok...

    Authors: Katharina M. A. Gabriel, Steffi Jírů-Hillmann, Peter Kraft, Udo Selig, Viktoria Rücker, Johannes Mühler, Klaus Dötter, Matthias Keidel, Hassan Soda, Alexandra Rascher, Rolf Schneider, Mathias Pfau, Roy Hoffmann, Joachim Stenzel, Mohamed Benghebrid, Tobias Goebel…

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:104

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  10. Road traffic accidents are known to be the main cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBI is also a leading cause of death and disability. This study, by means of the idiographic approach (single-case experim...

    Authors: Samir Al-Adawi, Aziz Al-Naamani, Sanjay Jaju, Yahya M. Al-Farsi, Atsu S. S. Dorvlo, Ali Al-Maashani, Sara S. H. Al-Adawi, Ahmed A. Moustafa, Nasser Al-Sibani, Musthafa M. Essa, David T. Burke and M. Walid Qoronfleh

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:103

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  11. Ruptured intracranial aneurysms are often associated with subarachnoid or intraparenchymal hemorrhage. However, the prevalence of subdural hemorrhage post aneurysmal rupture is low and rarely reported in scien...

    Authors: Abdulrahman Hamad Al-Abdulwahhab, Abdulaziz Mohammad Al-Sharydah, Sari Saleh Al-Suhibani, Abdullah Salman Almulhim, Obaied M. Al-Dhafeeri and Saeed A. Al-Jubran

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:102

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Phospholipase A2 group VI (PLA2G6) mutations associated with neurodegeneration (PLAN) manifest as heterogeneous neurodegenerative disorders with variable ages of onset. The genotype-phenotype correlation is not w...

    Authors: Yung-Tsai Chu, Han-Yi Lin, Pei-Lung Chen and Chin-Hsien Lin

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:101

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Sleep fragmentation was shown to be positively associated with cognitive impairment in patients with cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD); however, the underlying mechanisms are not well characterized. In this...

    Authors: Jihui Wang, Xiaodong Chen, Jinchi Liao, Li Zhou, Hongying Han, Jiong Tao and Zhengqi Lu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:98

    Content type: Research article

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  14. In adults, the anastomosis between carotid and vertebrobasilar arteries is usually the posterior communicating artery, sometimes the primitive trigeminal artery. In this case, the basilar artery fed the intern...

    Authors: Xiaogang Liu, Bing Li, Ying Liu, Hongliang Wu, Huilong Zhang, Lianwei Dou and Chuanyu Liu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:97

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that requires lifelong treatment. A highly effective drug not only for relapsing but also for progressive forms of MS with a favorable safety profile is needed to f...

    Authors: Petra Dirks, Vera Zingler, Jost Leemhuis, Heike Berthold, Stefanie Hieke-Schulz, David Wormser and Tjalf Ziemssen

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:95

    Content type: Study protocol

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  16. Infectious basilar artery (BA) aneurysm has been occasionally reported to be generated from meningitis following transcranial operation. However, infectious BA aneurysm formed by intracranial infection after e...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Ge Chen, Mingchu Li, Jiantao Liang, Hongchuan Guo, Gang Song and Yuhai Bao

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:94

    Content type: Case report

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  17. Despite many benefits of the physical activity on physical and mental health of patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), the activity level in these patients is still very limited, and they continue to suffer fr...

    Authors: Nazanin Razazian, Mohsen Kazeminia, Hossein Moayedi, Alireza Daneshkhah, Shamarina Shohaimi, Masoud Mohammadi, Rostam Jalali and Nader Salari

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:93

    Content type: Research article

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  18. To investigate predictors of postoperative acute intracranial hemorrhage (AIH) and recurrence of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) after burr hole drainage.

    Authors: Fu Mei Chen, Ke Wang, Kang Li Xu, Li Wang, Tian Xiang Zhan, Fei Cheng, Hao Wang, Zuo-Bing Chen, Liang Gao and Xiao Feng Yang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:92

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  19. Even though clearly defined pathways for vocational re-entry are well recognized for conditions such as mental health, musculoskeletal dysfunction (MSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), none has been identifi...

    Authors: Olumide Ayoola Olaoye, Shaheed Moghammad Soeker and Anthea Rhoda

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:91

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  20. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors noticed an error in the values for ‘Hypersensitivity SMQ’ and ‘Rash’ in Table 7.

    Authors: Mark E. Bangs, David Kudrow, Shufang Wang, Tina M. Oakes, Gisela M. Terwindt, Delphine Magis, Laura Yunes-Medina and Virginia L. Stauffer

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:90

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2020 20:25

  21. Intracranial neoplasms are an uncommon cause of symptomatic parkinsonism. We here report a patient with an extensive middle and posterior fossa arachnoid cyst presenting with parkinsonism that was treated by n...

    Authors: Bernadette Wimmer, Stephanie Mangesius, Klaus Seppi, Sarah Iglseder, Franziska Di Pauli, Martin Ortler, Elke Gizewski, Werner Poewe and Gregor Karl Wenning

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:89

    Content type: Case report

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  22. This study aimed to explore the clinical value of long - term electroencephalogram (LTM EEG) in seizure-free individuals taking antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for more than 2 years. We try to look for clinical fac...

    Authors: Tang Xinghua, Li Lin, Fan Qinyi, Wei Yarong, Pu Zheng and Liu Zhenguo

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:88

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  23. Huntington’s disease (HD), an inherited, often late-onset, neurodegenerative disorder, is considered to be a rare, orphan disease. Research into its genetic correlates and services for those affected are inade...

    Authors: Nikhil Ratna, Nitish L. Kamble, Sowmya D. Venkatesh, Meera Purushottam, Pramod K. Pal and Sanjeev Jain

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:87

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  24. Despite the utility of neuroimaging in the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS), imaging characteristics in patients with preceding direct oral anticoagulants (DOA...

    Authors: Thomas Raphael Meinel, Johannes Kaesmacher, Jan Gralla, David J. Seiffge, Elias Auer, Sebastién Frey, Marwan El-Koussy, Marcel Arnold, Urs Fischer, Martina Göldlin, Simon Jung and Arsany Hakim

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:86

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  25. The search for noninvasive biomarkers of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration has focused on various neurological disorders, including epilepsy. We sought to determine whether α-synuclein and cytokines are ...

    Authors: Jieun Choi, Soo Yeon Kim, Hunmin Kim, Byung Chan Lim, Hee Hwang, Jong Hee Chae, Ki Joong Kim, Sohee Oh, Eun Young Kim and Jeon-Soo Shin

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:85

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  26. Dementia and cognitive decline are serious social and economic burdens. An increase in the population of older people, as well as longer lifespans mean that numbers of dementia cases are exponentially rising. ...

    Authors: Katrin Müller, Stephanie Fröhlich, Andresa M. C. Germano, Jyothsna Kondragunta, Maria Fernanda del Carmen Agoitia Hurtado, Julian Rudisch, Daniel Schmidt, Gangolf Hirtz, Peter Stollmann and Claudia Voelcker-Rehage

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:84

    Content type: Study protocol

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  27. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) demonstrated efficacy and safety of endovascular treatment (ET) in anterior circulation large vessel occlusions (LVO). We aimed at investigating how stroke patients treated ...

    Authors: Milani Deb-Chatterji, Hans Pinnschmidt, Fabian Flottmann, Hannes Leischner, Anna Alegiani, Caspar Brekenfeld, Jens Fiehler, Christian Gerloff and Götz Thomalla

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:81

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  28. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors ask to correct the surname of co-author Dennis Hedderich from from Heddderich to Hedderich.

    Authors: Marion Ortner, René Drost, Dennis Hedderich, Oliver Goldhardt, Felix Müller-Sarnowski, Janine Diehl-Schmid, Hans Förstl, Igor Yakushev and Timo Grimmer

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:80

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Neurology 2019 19:264

  29. The most characteristic clinical signs of stroke are motor and/or sensory involvement of one side of the body. Respiratory involvement has also been described, which could be related to diaphragmatic dysfuncti...

    Authors: José Vicente Catalá-Ripoll, José Ángel Monsalve-Naharro and Francisco Hernández-Fernández

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:79

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  30. Subtle cognitive decline (SCD) may represent a very early stage of objective cognitive impairment before mild cognitive impairment (MCI), with less neuronal damage and more functional reservation. Detecting in...

    Authors: Feng-Feng Pan, Lin Huang, Ke-liang Chen, Qian-hua Zhao and Qi-hao Guo

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:78

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  31. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder arising from mutations of the MEN1 tumor suppressor gene on chromosome 11q13; MEN1 is characterized by the development of neuroe...

    Authors: Hongjuan Zheng, Shishi Zhou, Wanfen Tang, Qinghua Wang, Xia Zhang, Xiayun Jin, Ying Yuan and Jianfei Fu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:76

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Neuroprotection and promotion of remyelination represent important therapeutic gaps in multiple sclerosis (MS). Acute optic neuritis (ON) is a frequent MS manifestation. Based on the presence and properties of...

    Authors: Christian Albert, Janine Mikolajczak, Anja Liekfeld, Sophie K. Piper, Michael Scheel, Hanna G. Zimmermann, Claus Nowak, Jan Dörr, Judith Bellmann-Strobl, Claudia Chien, Alexander U. Brandt, Friedemann Paul and Olaf Hoffmann

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:75

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  33. Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is an inherited small vessel disease caused by mutations in NOTCH3 gene with remarkable phenotypic heterogeneit...

    Authors: Ruojie He, Huan Li, Yiming Sun, Menglong Chen, Liang Wang, Yuling Zhu and Cheng Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:72

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Taste disorder is a common symptom in the general population. Several studies have shown that patients with neurological disorders, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease, develop taste ...

    Authors: Nobuhiko Ohashi, Jin Nonami, Minori Kodaira, Kunihiro Yoshida and Yoshiki Sekijima

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:71

    Content type: Case report

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  35. In aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and multiple intracranial aneurysms (MIAs) identification of the bleeding source cannot always be assessed according to the hemorrhage pattern. Therefore, we develop...

    Authors: Alexis Hadjiathanasiou, Patrick Schuss, Simon Brandecker, Thomas Welchowski, Matthias Schmid, Hartmut Vatter and Erdem Güresir

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:70

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  36. Family caregivers of elderly patients with spinal tumours experience considerable pain and burden during the care process. This study aims to investigate the factors associated with caregiver burden in family ...

    Authors: Jing Luo, Yongchun Zhou, Haiping Liu and Jing Hu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:69

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  37. Recent preclinical studies have shown that regulatory T cells (Treg) play a key role in the immune response after ischemic stroke (IS). However, the role of Treg in human acute IS has been poorly investigated....

    Authors: María Santamaría-Cadavid, Emilio Rodríguez-Castro, Manuel Rodríguez-Yáñez, Susana Arias-Rivas, Iria López-Dequidt, María Pérez-Mato, Manuel Rodríguez-Pérez, Ignacio López-Loureiro, Pablo Hervella, Francisco Campos, José Castillo, Ramón Iglesias-Rey and Tomás Sobrino

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:68

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  38. The Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) questionnaire is widely used to determine the degree of migraine-related disability of subjects. So far, and to the best of our knowledge, no Spanish version of this ...

    Authors: Daniel Rodríguez-Almagro, Alexander Achalandabaso, Alma Rus, Esteban Obrero-Gaitán, Noelia Zagalaz-Anula and Rafael Lomas-Vega

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:67

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  39. Inflammation plays an important role in atherosclerosis but the contribution of neutrophils to this process is unclear. We sought to assess whether neutrophil count is associated with intracranial atherosclero...

    Authors: Xing Zhang, Xiao-He Hou, Ya-Hui Ma, Xue-Ning Shen, Xi-Peng Cao, Jing-Hui Song, Lan Tan and Jin-Tai Yu

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:65

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  40. Fenestration of vertebra-basilar artery is an uncommon congenital vascular anomaly, which is identified by incidental findings on imaging in patients presented without related symptoms or in patients with intr...

    Authors: Feng Wang, Xiaokai Wang, Xiaohua Li, Huifeng Zheng and Zhiyong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Neurology 2020 20:63

    Content type: Case report

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