Original Article
1. The prevalence of autoimmune diseases in patients with multiple sclerosis: A cross-sectional study in Qom, Iran, in 2018

Nazanin Ershadinia; Nader Mortazavinia; Sepideh Babaniamansour; Mahdi Najafi-Nesheli; Parto Babaniamansour; Ehsan Aliniagerdroudbari

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 98-102

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5421

Abstract
  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common autoimmune diseases worldwide and various autoimmune comorbidities are reported with MS. The objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence of the autoimmune diseases’ comorbidity in patients with MS. Methods: In this cross-sectional ...  Read More

Original Article
2. Evaluation of safety of rituximab in patients with multiple sclerosis: A retrograde study

Nastaran Majdinasab; Mitra Sadrian; Davood Kashipazha; Maryam Moradi

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 103-106

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5422

Abstract
  Background: The study aimed to judge the safety and possible side effects of rituximab (RTX) drug in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Methods: This retrospective observational study was performed on 91 patients with MS who had been treated with RTX between 2016 and 2019. Each patient was visited ...  Read More

Original Article
3. A study of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures in an inpatient video-electroencephalography monitoring service in Tabriz, northwest of Iran

Mazyar Hashemilar; Saeid Charsouei; Darioush Savadi-Oskouei; Elyar Sadeghi-Hokmabadi; Mohammad Farzipour

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 107-111

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5423

Abstract
  Background: Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES) are manifested as paroxysmal alterations in motor, sensory, autonomic, and/or cognitive and behavioral signs and symptoms, without associated ictal epileptiform discharges. A misdiagnosis of PNES as epilepsy results in a prolonged and unnecessary ...  Read More

Original Article
4. A randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of a mediterranean-like diet in patients with multiple sclerosis-associated cognitive impairments and fatigue

Soodeh Razeghi-Jahromi; Rozita Doosti; Zeinab Ghorbani; Roghayyeh Saeedi; Maryam Abolhasani; Naeemeh Akbari; Fatemeh Cheraghi-Serkani; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Amirreza Azimi; Mansoureh Togha; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 112-121

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5424

Abstract
  Background: Among multiple sclerosis (MS) related symptoms and complications, fatigue might impact roughly 90% of patients. Decline in cognitive function is one of the other complications that occur in the first years after disease onset. The Mediterranean diet is one of the well-known anti-inflammatory ...  Read More

Original Article
5. Guillain-Barre syndrome in patients with coronavirus disease-2019: Report of six cases and review of literature

Ali Asghar Okhovat; Behnaz Ansari; Helia Hemasian; Bahram Haghi-Ashtiani; Soroor Advani; Bentolhoda Ziaadini; Siamak Abdi; Hajir Sikaroudi; Shahriar Nafissi; Farzad Fatehi

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 122-130

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5425

Abstract
  Background: Few studies have reported the association of Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) and coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) infection. In this study, we reported GBS in six patients infected with COVID-19 and reviewed all existing literature about GBS in association with COVID-19. Methods: This study ...  Read More

Review Article
6. A history of the path towards imaging of the brain: From skull radiography through cerebral angiography

Haris Kamal; Edward J. Fine; Banafsheh Shakibajahromi; Ashkan Mowla

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 131-137

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5426

Abstract
  This publication reviews the steps in the path towards obtaining a complete image of the brain. Up to the 1920s, plain X-ray films could demonstrate only calcified tumors, shifts in midline position of a calcified pineal gland due to a mass in the cranium, or foreign metallic objects within the skull. ...  Read More

Review Article
7. The efficacy and safety of oral disease-modifying therapies for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: A systematic review

Rahil Sadat Shahtaheri; Shekoufeh Nikfar; Elahe Khorasani; Mansoureh Sabbagh-Baniazad; Zahra Goudarzi; Maziar Emamikhah

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 138-145

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5427

Abstract
  Background: Although widely used, first-line injectable medicines for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) remain an issue of efficacy and adherence. Recently, new oral medications for MS have contributed to dramatic improvements in MS treatment. This study aims to evaluate the safety and efficacy ...  Read More

Short Communication
8. Correlations between developmental test of visual perception-adolescent and adult and visual evoked potential in people with multiple sclerosis

Yasaman Rezaei; Malahat Akbarfahimi; Mojtaba Azimian; Fahimeh Mohaghegh; Mehdi Moghaddasi

Volume 19, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 146-149

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i3.5428

Abstract
  Background: Optic neuritis (ON) is a common visual sign in multiple sclerosis (MS). Although ON is recovered in most cases, other visual functions such as visual perception are affected and are not fully recovered. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between visual evoked potential ...  Read More