AbstractBackground: Impact of high level of uric acid on stroke is still controversial. We conducted this study to investigate the relationship between acute ischemic non-embolic stroke and serum levels of uric acid.Methods: This was a case-control study on patients with acute ischemic non-embolic stroke in ... Read More
AbstractBackground: Multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disorder with neurodegenerative aspects, is more common among young adults, particularly women.Methods: This molecular study was designed to investigate the IL-7R α chain gene in Iranian MS patients. We studied 60 MS patients, ... Read More
AbstractBackground: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive instrument, which can be used to estimate the thickness of the retinal nerve fibre layer (RNFL) and provides an indirect measurement of axonal destruction in multiple sclerosis (MS). The main aim of this study was to find out any correlations ... Read More
AbstractBackground: The most common neurologic manifestation of gluten sensitivity is ataxia, which accounts for up to 40% of idiopathic sporadic ataxia. Timing of diagnosis of gluten ataxia is vital as it is one of the very few treatable causes of sporadic ataxia and causes irreversible loss of Purkinje cells. ... Read More
The effects of sodium valproate with fish oil supplementation or alone in migraine prevention: A randomized single-blind clinical trial.
AbstractBackground: Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have beneficial effects on both specific and non-specific inflammatory reactions. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of dietary supplementation with fish oil in migraine prevention.Methods: A 12-week, randomized, single-blind clinical ... Read More
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with laboratory abnormalities of uncertain significance: A brief review.
AbstractAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the most common form of motor neuron disease, is a progressive and devastating disease involving both lower and upper motor neurons, typically following a relentless progression towards death. Therefore, all efforts must be made by the clinician to exclude alternative ... Read More
AbstractFacioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a common inherited muscular dystrophy presented clinically with slowly progressive weakness and wasting of facial and limb muscles and rare bulbar muscle involvement. We present herein a 70-year-old man who was a known case of FSHD with complaint of 15-day ... Read More
AbstractMedulloblastoma is one of the most common primary tumors of the central nervous system of children but it is uncommon in adult age. We report a case of young male presented with a history of generalized headache that was found to have medulloblastoma with diffuse leptomeningeal involvement without prominent ... Read More
Brain tuberculoma: Report of a case presented with prolonged nonspecific symptoms and multiple brain tuberculoma.