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M T Muñoz, J A Solís Herruzo
Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a syndrome characterized by the presence of recurrent episodes of clinical intestinal obstruction in the absence of obstructive lesions. Although this syndrome is rare, it causes a high morbidity. It is caused by a disturbance of the intestinal motility, that results in a failure of the progression of the intestinal content. Basically, the failure of the intestinal motility is a consequence of muscular disorder, neurological disorder or both. Usually, CIPO is secondary to other systemic disease; however, in the last years, many cases of primary CIPO have been described...
February 2007: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
Thatiana Del Carlo Furbeta, Ana Clara Naufel de Felippe
BACKGROUND: Auditory processing disorders and difficulties in reading and spelling. AIM: To analyze the answers presented by children with reading and spelling disorders in a simplified auditory processing test and in a four sequential syllables memory test. METHOD: Participants of this study were 9 children who attended a special program at school, with no hearing impairments and with no history of neurologic and/or psyquiatric disorders...
January 2005: Pró-fono: Revista de Atualização Científica
A Camacho, D A Pérez-Martínez, A Villarejo, G Parrilla, M Floriach-Robert, P De La Peña, J A Tejerina
BACKGROUND: To review the nonconvulsive status epilepticus diagnosed in a general hospital in order to identify its frequency, electroclinical characteristics and response to medical treatment. PATIENTS ANTS AND METHODS: A retrospective study of 33 cases of nonconvulsive status epilepticus was undertaken. The diagnosis was based on clinical and EEG manifestations. Data regarding their clinical presentation, previous epilepsy, etiology of the status, its medical management and outcome were analysed...
November 2001: Neurología: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Neurología
M T Cañas Cañas, E Ruiz Sanz, C Gil-Díaz Usandizaga, E Sotelo
A patient with Cushing's syndrome presented psyquiatric manifestations that were diagnosed and treated before diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome. These manifestations were unspecific, unstable and they responded to etiologic treatment but they didn't to syntomatic treatment. This case demonstrates the importance to make a through search for organic factors when there are changes in physical appearance and psyquiatric features are changing through the evolution.
November 1998: Actas Luso-españolas de Neurología, Psiquiatría y Ciencias Afines
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