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Flávio Sallem Neurologis

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27083889/vestibular-paroxysmia-a-treatable-neurovascular-cross-compression-syndrome
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Thomas Brandt, Michael Strupp, Marianne Dieterich
The leading symptoms of vestibular paroxysmia (VP) are recurrent, spontaneous, short attacks of spinning or non-spinning vertigo that generally last less than one minute and occur in a series of up to 30 or more per day. VP may manifest when arteries in the cerebellar pontine angle cause a segmental, pressure-induced dysfunction of the eighth nerve. The symptoms are usually triggered by direct pulsatile compression with ephaptic discharges, less often by conduction blocks. MR imaging reveals the neurovascular compression of the eighth nerve (3D constructive interference in steady state and 3D time-of-flight sequences) in more than 95% of cases...
April 2016: Journal of Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27083887/what-is-meni%C3%A3-re-s-disease-a-contemporary-re-evaluation-of-endolymphatic-hydrops
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R Gürkov, I Pyykö, J Zou, E Kentala
Menière's disease is a chronic condition with a prevalence of 200-500 per 100,000 and characterized by episodic attacks of vertigo, fluctuating hearing loss, tinnitus, aural pressure and a progressive loss of audiovestibular functions. Over 150 years ago, Prosper Menière was the first to recognize the inner ear as the site of lesion for this clinical syndrome. Over 75 years ago, endolymphatic hydrops was discovered as the pathologic correlate of Menière's disease. However, this pathologic finding could be ascertained only in post-mortem histologic studies...
April 2016: Journal of Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26141299/headache-management-pharmacological-approaches
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Alex J Sinclair, Aaron Sturrock, Brendan Davies, Manjit Matharu
Headache is one of the most common conditions presenting to the neurology clinic, yet a significant proportion of these patients are unsatisfied by their clinic experience. Headache can be extremely disabling; effective treatment is not only essential for patients but is rewarding for the physician. In this first of two parts review of headache, we provide an overview of headache management, emerging therapeutic strategies and an accessible interpretation of clinical guidelines to assist the busy neurologist...
December 2015: Practical Neurology
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